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Form field label positioning
Linguistic issues
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You may want to consider avoiding table cells in such constrained circumstances. This slide shows how the text would look if the input fields were just in a paragraph with the label text.
All the boxes now look fine, and although there is a very slight increase in vertical height overall, we have removed the problems seen with the Malay and German text on the previous slide.
Let's note, again, that this is down to the way the page is designed/developed, not the way it is localized. That's a fundamental message of this presentation. Internationalization during design and development removes significant barriers to deploying your content globally.