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Re: [EXTERNAL] how to use text spacing bookmarklet


From: bhargavvaghasiya24@gmail.com
Date: Nov 20, 2020 9:21AM

Thanks Mark.

Working well with Firefox and Internet explorer. Where in chrome unable to
bookmark the

Text Spacing test tool. How can I Accomplish the same.



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When you activate the Text Spacing test tool bookmarklet
(http://html5accessibility.com/tests/tsbookmarklet.html) on a page, the page
content should automatically take on the four changes that the user has to
be able to make in order to meet SC 1.4.12:

Line height (line spacing) to at least 1.5 times the font size; Spacing
following paragraphs to at least 2 times the font size; Letter spacing
(tracking) to at least 0.12 times the font size; Word spacing to at least
0.16 times the font size.

Sometimes the bookmarklet doesn't do this. As far as I can tell, there are
two possible reasons for this:

1. The page code doesn't allow these changes to be made. In which case you
have found an SC 1.4.12 violation.

2. The content is somewhere the bookmarklet can't reach. I think the
bookmarklet may not be able to affect content within an iframe. That may
have been changed though so I'm not sure.

If you're unsure of whether the lack of change is due to 1 or 2 above, then
try editing the CSS directly. In the F12 code inspector, edit the CSS to set
the following attribute values for all text:

line-height: 1.5 !important;

letter-spacing: 0.12em !important;

word-spacing: 0.16em !important;

margin-bottom: 2em !important;

This is what the bookmarklet does.


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Subject: [EXTERNAL] [WebAIM] how to use text spacing bookmarklet

Hi all,

As subject says can someone guide me step by step how to use text spacing
bookmarklet to check 4.1.12. your help will be highly appreciated