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Re: Reg inline images and high contrast mode.


From: Ramya Sethuraman
Date: Aug 28, 2012 9:22AM

I am going to try to answer my own question: I think low vision users in
HCM would turn off images as described here:
http://kb.iu.edu/data/acpv.html#ie to show just the alt text and that's
why inline images are accessible.

On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Ramya Sethuraman <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been following the discussion on high contrast mode and background
> image sprites but I have a more basic question about inline images and HCM.
> For low-vision users without a screen reader on HCM, will they have
> difficulty seeing the inline image because it may not have sufficient
> contrast? Or are they expected to use a browser plugin to replace the
> inline image with its alt text?
> I understand screen reader users will benefit because the alt text is read
> out? But, what about
> LOw vision users without a screen reader?
> Thanks
> Ramya

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