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== Purpose ==
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A ''group box'' is a labeled rectangular area that surrounds a set of related controls.
 
 
 
A group box is a way to show relationships visually; it provides no additional functionality.
 
== Example ==
 
== Guidelines ==
 
=== Is this the right control ===
 
* Always use a group box to arrange related controls.
 
* Do not group single controls.
 
* Consider to communicate relationship by layout only.
 
=== Behavior ===
 
* Do not nest grouping elements; use layout to show relationships within a group.
 
* Do not place controls in group box’ caption.
 
* Do not disable groups. To indicate that a group of controls doesn't currently apply, disable all the controls within the group, but not the group itself.
 
* Put a [[KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/Splitter| splitter]] between aligned grouping controls.
 
 
 
===  Appearance ===
 
* Label the group box with a descriptive caption. If a label doesn't fit at all use a [[KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG/Frame|frame]] instead.
 
* Do not assign an access key to the group box’ caption.
 
 
 
== Implementation ==
 
 
 
[[Category:Usability]][[Category:Behavior]][[Category:Viewing_and_Navigation]][[Category:Grouping]]
 

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