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Re: high contrast

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 19:49:11 -0500 (EST)
To: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0212171947130.18999-100000@tux.w3.org>

I recommend not using transparency for icons, with the possible exception of
a background that isn't what is internal to the icon, and where the outer
border of the icon (minus the transparent background) isn't important anyway
(for cases where it is the same colour as the user's background - similar to
what you are getting on the high-contrast setting).



On Fri, 13 Dec 2002, Jonathan Chetwynd wrote:

>from the outreach of today...
>what is the recommended way of creating high contrast icons??
>we use black on a transparent background, this results generally in
>black on white or neutral.
>However, when using ms high contrast, (control panel, accessibility) in
>black on black which is not terribly useful
>ideas please

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