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Re: Contrast Testing in MS Word


From: Jared Smith
Date: Sep 1, 2017 8:45AM

Jim -

The color picker uses <input type="color"> which generates the OS
native color picker. This greatly simplifies things and allow
accessibility of the picker in the method prescribed by the OS. We
think this approach is much better than us generating a custom and
inherently complex color picker.

The Mac color picker, for example, allows the selection of numerous
colors based on name, though these don't align exactly with the
HTML/CSS color names. Unfortunately Safari doesn't yet support the
color input, though it will in the next version.