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Re: Contrast Testing in MS Word

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From: L Snider
Date: Aug 31, 2017 9:50AM


Oh and Coblis isn't always totally accurate, but I figure none of them
are...I always do multiple checks on both sites, just to see the
differences.

Cheers

Lisa

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 10:49 AM, L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi Vanessa,
>
> Can you share what DAT did? I am just curious. It seemed too good to be
> true!
>
> I like this checker because if you choose monochromatic, it can double as
> grey scale checking.
> http://www.color-blindness.com/coblis-color-blindness-simulator/
>
> Vischeck has been around forever, but I now like Coblis better
> http://www.vischeck.com/vischeck/vischeckImage.php
>
> Cheers
>
> Lisa
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 10:41 AM, Preast, Vanessa < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
>
>> 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
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
>> Behalf Of L Snider
>> Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:30 AM
>> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Contrast Testing in MS Word
>>
>> [EXTERNAL]
>>
>> 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
>> >
>> > =========>> > Jim Homme,
>> > Team Lead and Accessibility Consultant, Bender HighTest Accessibility
>> > Team Bender Consulting Services, Inc., 412-787-8567,
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>> > http://www.benderconsult.com/our%20services/hightest-
>> > accessible-technology-solutions
>> > E+R=O
>> >
>> > >> > >> > >> > >> >
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