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Re: Contrast Testing in MS Word

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From: Metzessible
Date: Aug 31, 2017 11:01AM


I like the one from Webaim (http://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/)
because it lets me change the colors. But if I'm just auditing (where I
don't need to fix it), I prefer the one from TPG because even when the
contrast passes, you can see how it will be presented to people with
different types of color blindness.

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 11:50 AM, L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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,
> >> > <EMAIL REMOVED>
> >> > http://www.benderconsult.com/our%20services/hightest-
> >> > accessible-technology-solutions
> >> > E+R=O
> >> >
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