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

From: Ramón Corominas <listas@ramoncorominas.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 22:54:10 +0200
Message-ID: <5015A2F2.6070309@ramoncorominas.com>
To: wed@csulb.edu
CC: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi, Wayne and all,

Please note that forcing the text-size in CSS is not a valid test for SC 
1.4.4. Many pages may be using relative units for containers that will 
not be affected by this settings, so they will "fail" according to this 
test, although they are correct.

In addition, horizontal scroll does not mean a failure in this success 
criterion, provided that the text is readable when scrolling and no 
overlaps exist.

Regards,
Ramón.

Wayne wrote:

> I recommend it as a one of those quick tests you might do.  It usually
> requires about 5 ctl-+ actions to get 200%, or I just hit it with the
> style * {font-size: 24pt !important}. That's point not pixel (that's
> very roughly 32px).
 >
 > If columns or rows bleed, positioned text cover
> elements below them or horizontal lists or menus fly off the right.
> The page is too rigid for 1.4.4 and Level AA.
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