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Re: 200% website scaling


From: glen walker
Date: Nov 29, 2019 1:37PM

> I'd interpreted 1.4.4. as:
> a) Avoid horizontal scrolling for text (i.e. access reflow if possible).
> b) Don't cause overlapping up to 200% scaling.

I would be very careful about stating (a). All 1.4.4 says is that you
don't lose "content or functionality" when you zoom. It doesn't say that
you can't scroll. While you might have a design decision to prevent
horizontal scrolling, it is not required by 1.4.4

1.4.10 talks about scrolling (in addition to not losing "information or
functionality") but only says scrolling in two directions is discouraged
(with exceptions). If you had to scroll horizontally to view all the text
but didn't have to scroll vertically, that would pass 1.4.10.