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Re: Contrast Testing in MS Word

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From: L Snider
Date: Aug 31, 2017 12:25PM


Hi Jim,

Ah okay. The Word checker wouldn't help with contrast anyway, but I am sure
other list members could recommend the most accessible one for people using
it. I might suggest a couple, but I haven't tested them for a long time.

Oh and is this Word 2016? What screen reader and version?

Cheers

Lisa

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 1:12 PM, Jim Homme < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi,
> One reason for asking is that as far as I can tell, screen reader users
> can't run the MS Office accessibility checking tool.
>
> 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
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of L Snider
> Sent: Thursday, August 31, 2017 10:30 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Contrast Testing in MS Word
>
> 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
> >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >