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Re: Any official clarification on Text-only zoom and RWD?


From: Snahendu Bhattacharya
Date: Feb 23, 2016 12:10PM

Also, browser zoom introduces a good amount of horizontal scrolling, which
itself causes a barrier in accessing the page.

Hence, an 'in-page accessible control', which will allow user to gradually
increase the font size as per users need (at least upto 200%), might be
more user friendly, cross platform and consistent solution.

Other's thoughts please.
On Feb 23, 2016 2:03 PM, "Jared Smith" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Jonathan Avila wrote:
> > Yes, browser zoom which uniformly resizes text and other contents
> > is sufficient according to the current WCAG sufficient techniques.
> While this is sufficient for WCAG conformance, it very likely would
> not be sufficient to provide an accessible experience for users who
> increase just their text size.
> We recommend supporting page zoom to 200% (it's nearly impossible to
> fail this for HTML content) and 130-150% text sizing.
> Jared
> > > > >