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Re: High Contrast Mode in Windows on Fire Fox


From: Michael Moore
Date: May 23, 2014 2:05PM


The browser controls are all displayed in high contrast but the setting has
no effect on the display of the page. I have tried multiple sites just to
be sure. Chrome prompted me to install a plug-in but it worked, sort of it
gives you its own high contrast theme that you have to configure to match
what you have in windows but I seems to have some good flexibility. Perhaps
FF requires a separately installed plug-in too.

Well I just answered my own question. You can get high contrast by setting
the colors using the no squint plug-in - and you can keep the background
images which are lost with IE in high contrast.

Interestingly Adobe Reader does the same thing with documents - the
controls for reader are displayed in high contrast and the displayed
document is left the same as the original. More fodder for the folks who
find PDF accessibility less than sufficient. And more fuel for me to
continue insist that we publish all of our critical program information in

On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 1:55 PM, James Nurthen < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Did you reload the page?
> On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Michael Moore
> < <EMAIL REMOVED> >wrote:
> > The browser window in FF does not appear to honor Windows High Contrast
> > Mode? Am I doing something wrong or do I need to install a plug in like I
> > do with Chrome to make this work?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Mike Moore
> > > > > > > >
> > > >