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Callout text #123

timpaul opened this issue Feb 9, 2018 · 2 comments


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commented Feb 9, 2018

AKA: Highlight text, Inset text


Draw attention to or visually distinguish text on a page:



We had planned to deprecate this component as there was confusion over it's appropriate use. However, during user research participants brought many examples of pages using this component, so it feels like we should review again.

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@timpaul timpaul created this issue from a note in GOV.UK Design System Community Backlog (Proposed) Feb 9, 2018


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commented Feb 13, 2018

Interesting thread on Twitter about this

One of the points there is that content in this pattern is sometimes ignored because it looks like a quote from the main body of text. Therefore users assume its not important to read the quote - they will come across it in the main body.


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commented Mar 6, 2019

can we close this in favour of #136 ?

@dashouse dashouse closed this Jul 12, 2019

@dashouse dashouse reopened this Jul 12, 2019

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