G61 – Use left-aligned text.

Standard

Guideline:

Use left-aligned text.

Guideline Description:

The text alignment should be left-aligned, due to the justified text does not maintain the optimized spacing between letters and words, and the older adults are accustomed to reading left-aligned text.

Avoid:

Text justified.

Example:

exemplo G61

An example of a left-aligned text and example of a justified text.

Source:

Healthcare TV Based User Interfaces for Older Adults, 2010
Designing touch-based interfaces for the elderly,2010
Design Recommendations for TV User Interfaces for Older Adults: Findings from the eCAALYX Project,2012

Tags:

Alignment , Design, Elderly, Layout, Reading, Text,Vision.

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