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Define and implement DropdownWidget font-weight consistently
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In M101 the DropdownWidgets are currently featuring font-weight: bold. This was established to be visually on par with buttons.
Pros for featuring bold:

  • It is a similar kind of interaction widget like button, therefore should feature bold.
  • It would open up a possibility of making input versus “buttonesque“ widget clearer, which opens more solutions on T147808

See OOjs UI demo HorizontalLayout section for a good comparison


  • bold might be too prominent in many of the dropdown use cases and be stealing focus when not needed.

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Volker_E created this task.Oct 18 2016, 7:56 PM
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Volker_E moved this task from Unsorted to OOUI on the UI-Standardization board.Feb 14 2017, 3:54 AM
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