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User stylesheets (was: Interesting cause: http://contrastrebellion.com)


From: Christophe Strobbe
Date: Jul 29, 2011 3:15AM


At 20:12 28-7-2011, John Foliot wrote:
>I think it reinforces the idea that allowing user-supplied style-sheets is
>a significant a11y consideration - in other words authors should avoid
>inline styles whenever possible in favor of linked styles so that some
>users who desire alternative display contrasts (etc.) can do so with
>stability/predictability. I believe Wayne Dick (CSU system) has written on
>this issue in the past, but I was unable to actually put my hands on
>anything quickly.

Below is what I found in my bookmarks:
* How to Use Enlarging Style Sheets:
which is an attachment to
(5 January 2005)
* Text in background images from CSS:

Articles by other authors:
* <http://css-discuss.incutio.com/wiki/User_Stylesheets>;
* <http://wiki.noljads.com/User_Stylesheets>;
* Silas S. Brown: Stylesheets for low vision:

(JISC Techdis in the UK used to have a "User Style Sheet Wizard", but
it is no longer available.)

Best regards,


Christophe Strobbe
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