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From: Preast, Vanessa
Date: Aug 31, 2017 9:41AM


I've tried out DAT with mixed success. I tend to prefer using Paciello Group's Colour Contrast Analyser at https://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/contrastanalyser/. Fortunately, most of the documents I've reviewed are primarily black on white with a few bits of color here and there, so the checking is easy.

What colour blind checker do you use that checks jpg images?

Vanessa

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Hi Jim,

One that has been on my list to try out is DAT:
https://www.visionaustralia.org/dat

It has a built in checker. I use the fast insider for Word, so I wasn't sure it would work with that setting.

For colour blind checking, I screen print it and put it through a colour blind checker. Not 100% proof as the jpg could distort a tiny bit, but it gets the job done okay. Better if they worked with .tiffs.

Cheers

Lisa

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 9:17 AM, Jim Homme < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> What is the best tool or method for doing WCAG contrast testing in MS
> Word 2016? I know "best" is not the right word choice, but I wanted to
> start looking at tools for doing this kind of thing.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Jim
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