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Correction for colour contrast fail in a chart


From: Dolenko, Kristen
Date: Oct 19, 2022 10:21AM

I'm new to the forum and am not nearly as technically adept as I probably should be to offer a11y advice to my clients. However, in the absence of other resources, I'm it.
My understanding of WCAG 2.1 AA is that graphic objects that convey meaning must always meet a contrast ratio of 3.1
If we are obligated to post a chart that fails this test, is offering a text version alternative sufficient to meet WCAG 2.1 AA?

Kristen Dolenko
Senior Web Strategist / Conseilleure principale en stratégie Web
E-Communications, Strategic Policy / DG politique stratégique
Canada Border Services Agency / Agence des services frontaliers du Canada