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Re: Chrome Color Contrast Analyzer


From: Dominic Capuano
Date: Aug 26, 2016 3:05PM


No, the heat maps are the output of the analysis.


On Aug 26, 2016 3:52 PM, "Lovely, Brian (CONT)" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> What the heck do they look like "in the field"? I assume they don't look
> like those heat maps.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Dominic Capuano (gmail)
> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2016 3:37 PM
> To: 'Alan Zaitchik'; <EMAIL REMOVED>
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Chrome Color Contrast Analyzer
> Alan;
> Case 1: Fail
> Case 2: Fail
> Case 3: Fail
> Case 4: Pass
> Case 5: Fail
> When I have decided if something passes or fails after applying the heat
> map I usually ask myself "Does what I see still resemble letters?" Except
> for #4 your examples do not.
> I hope this helps.
> Dominic Capuano
> (h)(401) 726-2551
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alan Zaitchik [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
> Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:01 AM
> Subject: [WebAIM] Chrome Color Contrast Analyzer
> I was told that the Chrome Color Contrast Analyzer is the best way to tell
> if there is sufficient color contrast between text and background color
> because it actually works off the resolved images that the user will see.
> But I am not always sure whether the heat map generated indicates a pass
> or a failure. It's not exactly a binary "legible" or "illegible" that often
> results.
> Can someone help by taking a look at the samples I've arranged at
> ? Would you consider these passes or
> failures? I am deliberately not sharing the original html pages since that
> would influence your ability to comprehend what you see in these heat maps.
> If there are other tools as easy to use as this one but which give results
> easier to interpret as passes or failures, I'm eager to hear what they are.
> Thanks,
> A
> Alan Zaitchik | Senior Technologist / Senior Associate
> > > at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> > >
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