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Re: help with contrast issue on button

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From: Angela French
Date: Mar 7, 2017 2:46PM


But it is the white on orange that is failing.

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if you change the font color to black on hover or focus...all is good

On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 1:44 PM, Lovely, Brian (CONT) < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> So, based on the formula, this text (which is 14px and normal weight)
> would have to be increased to at least 24px or 19px and bold.
>
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> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 2:39 PM
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>
> I see that I forgot to put the :hover color in since I was working
> with inline css on my experiment. Currently we scale back the
> intensity of the orange on hover. That is what I would do with the new button as well.
>
> Angela French
>
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> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 11:37 AM
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>
> Someone else might be able to speak more intelligently on the subject
> than me, but when I researched the algorithm about 6-12 months ago, I
> found that it was pretty involved. Now I just use this site and call
> it a day (link above signature).
>
> I would be curious to know if what you found is even an issue since
> the color/font size passes on load but changes on hover ... the user
> already knows what the link is prior to interaction. Alternatively,
> since it seems like you don't have much choice with color, can you
> give some other indication (border, shadow, transition, transform,
> etc.) that the button is active or about to become active?
>
> Contrast checker:
> http://leaverou.github.io/contrast-ratio/
>
>
>
> Dan Swift
> Web Technical Specialist
> Enterprise Services
> West Chester University
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