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From: Hewitt,Susan (DSHS)
Date: Jan 31, 2014 6:29AM


Hi Nathalie,

I think you might be asking about template stylesheets with good color combos. I don't know of a site with any of those but here are a couple of resources I use when you choosing colors for design.

Contrast-A lets you choose different combinations from a spectrum to create a custom palette. It tells you which levels of WCAG contrast ratio it passes as well as simulating different types of color deficiencies:
http://www.dasplankton.de/ContrastA/

And here's a rather exhaustive list of color combos samples and their pass status: http://trace.wisc.edu/contrast-ratio-examples/

Hope this helps,

Susan Hewitt
EIR Accessibility Coordinator
Texas Department of State Health Services
<EMAIL REMOVED> | 512-776-2913



-----Original Message-----
From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Nathalie Sequeira
Sent: Friday, January 31, 2014 2:19 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: [WebAIM] typical user stylesheet settings

Hello all,

I am looking for bundled information about the color combinations in user stylesheets used to alleviate different types of sight impairment.
A search on the web hasn't brought me much enlightenment on this head.

Thus my question: does anyone know of such a resource, or have information about this?

Thanks!
Nathalie