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Re: help with contrast issue on button

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From: Angela French
Date: Mar 8, 2017 9:57AM


Had not considered that option before. Will run it by the powers that be.

Thanks,
Angela French

-----Original Message-----
From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Jim Allan
Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 8:54 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] help with contrast issue on button

does the text of the button have to be white? if you make the text color black, then it works on the non-focused button and in the hover state.


On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 3:55 PM, Lovely, Brian (CONT) < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Well, that's when you would try bumping up the font size and possibly
> bolding the text. I just used aXe and the developer tools in Chrome
> and bumped up the font size of the Current Button to 19px and
> font-weight bold and the button passed.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Angela French
> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:47 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] help with contrast issue on button
>
> But it is the white on orange that is failing
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Jim Allan
> Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 12:07 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] help with contrast issue on button
>
> 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.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> > Behalf Of Angela French
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 2:39 PM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> > Subject: Re: [WebAIM] help with contrast issue on button
> >
> > 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
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> > Behalf Of Swift, Daniel P.
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 11:37 AM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List
> > Subject: Re: [WebAIM] help with contrast issue on button
> >
> > 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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