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Re: ALL CAPS- Recommendation


From: Karen McCall
Date: Jan 24, 2022 8:01AM

There used to be a webpage with guidelines on writing in plain text - way back in the early 2000's - but I can't find it now. It suggested using asterisks in front of some words and a slash in front of others to distinguish between "strong" and "emphasis". I can't find it now.

Might have been "headings" noted with asterisks...anyway there were clear guidelines that we used.

Will continue to search as it was useful.

Cheers, Karen

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Subject: Re: [WebAIM] ALL CAPS- Recomendation

Same question but different format. We talk about using rich text editor options like bold and italics. What if it is plain text? What is an appropriate way to emphasize text where no additional semantics can be added?


Karole Schroeder, CPACC
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