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Document Type: Guideline
Ensure that navigation tabs are located at the top of the page, and look like clickable versions of real-world tabs.
Users can be confused about the use of tabs when they do not look like real-world tabs. Real-world tabs are those that resemble the ones found in a file drawer. One study showed that users are more likely to find and click appropriately on tabs that look like real-world tabs.
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