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Re: Color Contrast


From: Monique Brunel
Date: May 26, 2012 4:49AM

Le 26/05/2012 01:59, David Ashleydale a écrit :
> Hi,
> I was explaining to someone that in order to meet the WCAG Level AA color
> contrast guideline for a particular color of text and its background, she
> would have to use at least 18 point text on the web page (it didn't provide
> enough contrast for regular size text, but did for large text). She said,
> "Well, can't the user just zoom in or increase the text size using the
> browser functionality to get it up to 18 points or more?"
> I didn't know how to respond.
> Help? :)
> Thanks,
> David Ashleydale


I think this is not for the user to find how to solve a problem of contrast.
Most of them do not know that increasing the size of text can solve such
a problem, and will not think to do that!

Best regards,

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