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Re: CSS Transparent Background and 1.4.3?

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From: JP Jamous
Date: Jan 23, 2017 11:42AM


Jim,

If you run the WAVE or Axe toolbars, they will catch this as the ratio would not be 4.5:1.

As far as transparent, I think the background would be the same as the operating system's background. Although I could be wrong about this one.

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Subject: [WebAIM] CSS Transparent Background and 1.4.3?

Hi,
According to what I just read, transparent is the default if a CSS background color isn't coded by the developer. Since I'm totally blind,, how does that affect testing for 1.4.3, contrast? For instance, are the results different for black text on a white background, specifically coded, than they are if the developer just specifies black text and allows the default to take over?

Thanks.

Jim
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