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Re: Can a contrast switcher control be inside a modal settings window? (Success Criteria 1.4.3)

From: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 19:39:50 -0400
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To: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@levelaccess.com>
Cc: Robert Jolly <jolly.robert@gmail.com>, Brian Stevens <bstevens@ilsworld.com>, w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
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On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 1:33 PM, Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@levelaccess.com>
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> Ø  As long as the panel conforms to WCAG it's OK.
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> And in my opinion the setting button to activate the panel.  I.e. the path
> to reach the panel.
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> *Cc:* Brian Stevens; w3c WAI List
> *Subject:* Re: Can a contrast switcher control be inside a modal settings
> window? (Success Criteria 1.4.3)
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> As long as the panel conforms to WCAG it's OK.
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> On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 11:37 AM, Robert Jolly <jolly.robert@gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> Hi Brian,
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> My understanding of this is your approach is OK, as long as it’s it’s
> understood that the contrast settings are available in the settings
> panel/modal.
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> It’s good to hear you’re working on a design with good contrast
> integrated. :)
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> HTH
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> On Aug 3, 2017 at 9:14 AM, Brian Stevens <bstevens@ilsworld.com> wrote:
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> Hello,
>
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>
> We need to meet contrast requirements for 1.4.3 - Level AA. My team is
> considering using a style switcher as a temporary fix. Since our web-app
> already has a modal settings window (which is contrast compliant), we
> prefer to place the switcher under our settings. The only problem is, I
> can’t figure out whether tucking it under settings is allowed. The relevant
> techniques (G174 and C29) just say that the link or control needs to be “on
> the page.” Technically the settings window exists on the same page. Is that
> good enough? Is there some precedent for this?
>
>
>
> Here are the relevant techniques:
>
> G174: Providing a control with a sufficient contrast ratio that allows
> users to switch to a presentation that uses sufficient contrast
> <https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G174.html>
>
> C29: Using a style switcher to provide a conforming alternate version
> <https://www.w3.org/TR/2016/NOTE-WCAG20-TECHS-20161007/C29>
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> Side-note: For the future, we are planning a contrast-compliant redesign,
> but we need a short-term solution to meet a deadline.
>
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> Thanks,
>
> Brian Stevens
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>
>
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