Input groups


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Input groups

Field length and required indicators aren't the only ways we can help people understand how to provide input. The natural structure between a series of input fields can actually communicate a lot. Input groups are the way we represent that structure inside of web forms. Input groups can provide valuable clues about how to answer a question about organizing things in a structure that makes sense to people; most common of these structures is the Address field. From years of writing letters, receiving letters, and encountering our addresses in various contexts, we've come to understand what the pieces of an address are, and how they form a block.

So when you see a US postal address, one in France or one in Spain, the structure remains relatively similar. People who lived in these countries for years can simply look at that block and understand it's an address without necessarily seeing the labels. When you break that structure, challenges can emerge. So looking at this form from ...

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