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Re: Styling for high-contrast mode


From: Keith Parks
Date: Oct 17, 2008 10:20AM

On Oct 16, 2008, at 5:55 PM, Dean Hamack wrote:

> James brought up a good point, and one I've never seen raised
> before. In
> doing a quick Google search, I came across a few posts that pointed
> out
> sites such as Facebook fall apart in that mode.
> So the question now is, "is there a way to specify styles just for
> high-contrast mode?"

In your Googling, did you come across this one...


It's about how Ultimate Dynamic Menus sub-level pop-up menus cease to
function in high-contrast mode, which was a deliberate choice on the
part of the developers. But what I take from it is that high-contrast
mode must be detectable through javascript somehow, and so in theory
one could do a style sheet switch based on that condition. Though I
don't know enough about Windows *or* javascript to have any idea how
to make it happen.


Keith Parks
Graphic Designer/Web Designer
Student Affairs Communications Services
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7444
(619) 594-1046


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