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Re: F3: Failure of Success Criterion 1.1.1 due to using CSS

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:10:59 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=42Jtspy3HXxFNWOcSTPksMHG7jH-LtWPs-yq5zk9rzw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Neil King <Neil.King@visionaustralia.org>
Cc: "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi Neil,
I have wrutten up some notes on a technique we suggest for resolving this
issue:

http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2012/08/notes-on-accessible-css-image-sprites/


regards
SteveF
On 17 August 2012 03:26, Neil King <Neil.King@visionaustralia.org> wrote:

>  Hi All****
>
> We are finding more and more clients are struggling to overcome F3 of WCAG
> 2.0 (Failure of Success Criterion 1.1.1 due to using CSS to include images
> that convey important information). Essentially they are using CSS Sprites
> for buttons and other important images that are not visible in Windows High
> Contrast Mode.****
>
> Does anyone know of an easy way around this for complex and large websites
> that are not planning a redesign? Steve provided some great insights in his
> article 'High Contrast Proof CSS Sprites' via the before: pseudo element (
> http://www.paciellogroup.com/blog/2010/01/high-contrast-proof-css-sprites/).
> Anyone have any advances on this or similar solutions they recommend?****
>
> Many thanks in advance.****
>
> Neil ****
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