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Re: 1.4.1 clarification

From: Wayne Dick <wayneedick@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 09:01:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJeQ8SB7AL4m-5r5x5eWbegL7VK9LpENQM4G2VdVmbsO3q71zA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Gavin Thomas <Gavin.Thomas@uwe.ac.uk>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Here is a good color tool.

http://www.tomjewett.com/colors/tutor.html.

Wayne

On 9/5/11, Gavin Thomas <Gavin.Thomas@uwe.ac.uk> wrote:
> I'm having problems assessing against success criteria 1.4.1 Use of color
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> The sufficient techniques for the situation I'm evaluating are:
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> *         G14: Ensuring that information conveyed by color differences is
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> *         H92: Including a text cue for colored form control labels (HTML)
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> *         G182: Ensuring that additional visual cues are available when text
> color differences are used to convey information
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> *         G183: Using a contrast ratio of 3:1 with surrounding text and
> providing additional visual cues on focus for links or controls where color
> alone is used to identify them
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> The particular sufficient technique I'm struggling with is
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> G183: Using a contrast ratio of 3:1 with surrounding text and providing
> additional visual cues on focus for links or controls where color alone is
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> This technique allows a visual cue on focus for links..
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> F73: Failure of Success Criterion 1.4.1 due to creating links that are not
> visually evident without color vision
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> Would fail a link which has a visual cue on focus?
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> Am I missing something?
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