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Re: Help finding user style settings (CSS+) for text readability study

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From: Ryan Hemphill
Date: Apr 26, 2012 5:37AM


I would like to mention specialized fonts that are coming out. I have been fooling around with Dyslexie, a font designed specific to dyslexics that helps them read better. The asymmetry and weighting at the bottom of the letters helps avoid the inversion that can occur with many users.

Ryan Hemphill
Senior User Experience Designer
Accessibility Consultant

On Apr 25, 2012, at 9:08 PM, "Ryan E. Benson" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Shawn,
>
>> I'm studying users' needs for customising text (size, colour, leading, linearization/reflow, and more) for readability.
> This may not totally be what you are looking for, but I have the
> following firefox mod.
> *:focus { outline: 3px solid #10bae0; outline-offset: 1px !important;
> outline-radius: 5px; }
> button:focus::-moz-focus-inner { border-color: transparent; }
> button::-moz-focus-inner,
> input[type="reset"]::-moz-focus-inner,
> input[type="button"]::-moz-focus-inner,
> input[type="submit"]::-moz-focus-inner,
> input[type="file"] > input[type="button"]::-moz-focus-inner {
> border: 1px dotted transparent;
> }
> textarea:focus, button:focus, select:focus, input:focus {
> outline-offset: -1px; }
> input[type="radio"]:focus {outline-radius: 12px; outline-offset: 0px; }
>
> This puts a border/outline around focusable items. It helps me track
> focus, better than the usual dotted border.
>
> --
> Ryan E. Benson
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Shawn Henry (projects)
> < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> Hi WebAIM folks,
>>
>> I'm studying users' needs for customising text (size, colour, leading, linearization/reflow, and more) for readability.
>>
>> Currently I'm looking for people who have specified text format in a user style sheet or template, e.g.:
>> * Set text in a style sheet (CSS) that you use for browsing the web, or
>> * Set text in a template for word processing documents (e.g., normal.dot), or
>> * Set text using other tools.
>>
>> If you know of anyone who might be interested in telling me about their styles, would you be willing to pass on this information?
>> e-mail: <EMAIL REMOVED>
>> phone: +1-617-395-7664
>> about Shawn: http://www.uiaccess.com/profile.html
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> (Apologies for cross-posting; although there is some overlap in lists, there are some unique subscribers as well.)
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> ~Shawn
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> Shawn Henry
>> +1-617-395-7664
>> <EMAIL REMOVED>
>> www.uiAccess.com/profile.html
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