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Re: default style sheets

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 12:49:58 -0400 (EDT)
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0110251248020.30348-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Thu, 25 Oct 2001, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

> I've had a request
> >I know there is a way of changing the colour of web pages, so that they
> appear in a more readable colour. How do you do this? Is there a

just be carefull. 

some screen readers default to black and white, and some colors do not
have enough contrast to be read.  many default to blue on black
unbelievably hard to read, many times "looks" like a blank screen

Bob

> way of making the layout less cluttered too?
> 
> so:
> 
> Is there a repository for default style sheets?
> ie ones that suit particular needs, and are usable by novices?
> 
> I tried one from here:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/sample.html
> >Developers are encouraged to use it as a default style sheet in their
> implementations.
> 
> It created the worst crash I have had in many years. Ctrl-alt-del was
> disabled, and on resetting the same (explorer) error was generated
> repeatedly.
> had to reboot in safe mode and remove, not a great advertisement.
> 
> tx
> 
> 
> jonathan chetwynd
> IT teacher (LDD)
> j.chetwynd@btinternet.com
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