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Re: An Accessible method of hiding HTML content


From: Sandy Clark
Date: Jun 4, 2004 7:10AM

The problem is that most graphics shown on HTML pages are bitmapped which
means they don't magnify very well. Vector Graphics scale well (such as
those used with Flash).

-----Original Message-----
From: tsb [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 9:07 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] An Accessible method of hiding HTML content

I don't know for sure, but I think I heard that the ability to resize text
using browser controls, and the avoidance of text-as-images, is a bit of a
red herring because people who are hard of sight would be more likely to use
screen magnification software, which zooms in on the page like a magnifying
glass. Thus text set in pixels (in IE) and text-as-images would be enlarged
as well.

Feel free to correct me, however!

&quot;Internet Explorer is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're
gonna get.&quot; -- Sjors

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