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Re: SC. 1.4.4 Resize Text is a really good tool to detect bad design.

From: Wayne Dick <wed@csulb.edu>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 12:41:18 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJeQ8SDqmvjsW3m-4XAw21=DfUjfiGU5H=pY3k3hs4uEHV-3zw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kathy Wahlbin <kathy@wahlbin.com>
Cc: W3C WAI ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Kathy,

Here are some.

Use either Safari or Firefox with text-only enlargement.   Note, in
Firefox I use 28px font on my 13in Macbook Air.  That is equivalent to
20pt on paper.

https://www.bookshare.org/  ... Kills wordwrap
http://www.jetblue.com/  ... bleeding, worse in Safari
http://www.expedia.com  .... bleeding
http://www.google.com/  ... Ok in Firefox, squishes text in Safari
http://www.adobe.com/   ... Does not allow text only enlargement
Safari, bleeds in Firefox
https://www.weightwatchers.com/  ... watch the login disappear

Note: bleeding is when one column, line or element merges with
another.  Sometimes one is covered; other times the text is intwined
and unreadable.
Many times control text is truncated horizontally (squishing).

Wayne

Wayne Dick
Professor Emeritus
Computer Engineering and Computer Science
California State University, Long Beach, CA
Received on Sunday, 29 July 2012 19:41:46 UTC

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