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Re: Minimum width of contrasting color


From: glen walker
Date: Oct 29, 2019 10:15PM

Technically, yes. One pixel is sufficient to satisfy contrast.

On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 12:40 PM Brian Lovely via WebAIM-Forum <
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> I'm wondering if there is a minimum width for a contrasting outline or drop
> shadow when they are the only part of the text with sufficient color
> contrast?
> For example, the text color has insufficient color contrast, but a 1px text
> outline does. Is this sufficient to pass SC 1.4.3? Again, what about a drop
> shadow? Some drop shadows are one color, but some have an alpha fade, so
> only a narrow portion displays the greatest contrast.
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