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Indicate required form controls using the LEGEND element

Make sure indications of required form controls are conveyed through LEGEND elements

Users often run into situations with forms where multiple controls, such as a series of radio buttons or checkboxes, share a common text label through the LEGEND element, in addition to their respective text labels. Whenever a selection from such a grouping is set as being required, authors need to make sure users will be made aware that inputting a value is indeed mandatory. As is the case with regular LABEL elements, making sure this information is conveyed to users is one [...]

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