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Re: Infographics and WCAG 2.0 Criteria 1.4.5


From: Cliff Tyllick
Date: Aug 2, 2015 4:49AM

I agree with Jon. This information meets the exception from the standpoint of live text, but not from the standpoint of contrast.

On the other hand, although I haven't been able to sample the colors used, I don't think the essential images lack sufficient contrast. The text seems to have plenty, and the white borders delineating the portions on the plate seem to as well.

The tomato, potato, and butternut squash almost certainly lack sufficient conn

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> On Jul 31, 2015, at 10:37 PM, Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> 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:
>> 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!
>> Hilary Andersen
>> Electronic Information Accessibility Coordinator / Council Liaison
>> Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
>> Center for Consumer and External Affairs - Government Relations
>> (512) 438-4580
>> 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
>> Would the text in an infographic be considered "essential" under exception for Guideline 1.4.5? (Images of text).
>> "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:
>> - 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."
>> Example: http://snapkdf24ggbfs.devcloud.acquia-sites.com/plan-meals/plan-your-meals-with-myplate
>> 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.
>> Mike Moore
>> Accessibility Coordinator
>> Texas Health and Human Services Commission
>> Civil Rights Office
>> (512) 438-3431 (Office)
>> (512) 574-0091 (Cell)
>> >> >> >> > > > >