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Re: Browser zooming sufficient for WCAG 1.4.4 (resize text)


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jun 29, 2015 8:31AM

On 29/06/2015 15:28, Jonathan Avila wrote:
> Yes, as you zoom in the text size becomes larger and the width gets
> smaller. This can produce problems between breakpoints because the
> author did not intend the larger text size at a given breakpoint.

But you're not just changing the text size alone, you're changing the
zoom factor which changes the size of the CSS pixel. When zooming up,
you're effectively doing the same as reducing the window width (and then
the browser blows up the size of everything to match). So no, the only
thing that matters here is if the developer considered that particular
width of the screen, NOT whether they expected a particular size at this
particular breakpoint.

Patrick H. Lauke

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