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Re: Infographics and WCAG 2.0 Criteria 1.4.5

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From: Jonathan Avila
Date: Jul 31, 2015 9:37PM


I would ask -- how is the choice of contrast essential to the presentation.

Jon

> On Jul 31, 2015, at 12:31 PM, Andersen,Hilary K (DADS) < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
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> Yes, the text in the infographic is considered essential on this site, and it appears as though the alt text has been properly tagged throughout. Bravo!
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> Hilary Andersen
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> Electronic Information Accessibility Coordinator / Council Liaison
> Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
> Center for Consumer and External Affairs - Government Relations
> (512) 438-4580
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> From: Moore,Michael (HHSC)
> Sent: Friday, July 31, 2015 11:52 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List; Andersen,Hilary K (DADS); Steinberg,Richard (DSHS); Keller,Kathy (DFPS); Kinnunen,Daniel (DFPS)
> Subject: Infographics and WCAG 2.0 Criteria 1.4.5
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> Would the text in an infographic be considered "essential" under exception for Guideline 1.4.5? (Images of text).
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> "If the technologies being used can achieve the visual presentation, text is used to convey information rather than images of text except for the following:
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> - Customizable: The image of text can be visually customized to the user's requirements;
> - Essential: A particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.
> - Note: Logotypes (text that is part of a logo or brand name) are considered essential."
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> Example: http://snapkdf24ggbfs.devcloud.acquia-sites.com/plan-meals/plan-your-meals-with-myplate
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> I am leaning toward yes since manipulation of the text could result in problems with alignment or visibility and impact the understandability of the infographic.
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> Mike Moore
> Accessibility Coordinator
> Texas Health and Human Services Commission
> Civil Rights Office
> (512) 438-3431 (Office)
> (512) 574-0091 (Cell)
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