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Re: highlight & active link

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 11:12:55 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-ua@w3.org
I beleive there are 6 colors of importance:

1. Standard background
2. Standard foreground
3. Highlighted background (for selecting text and objects, typically with a
4. Highlighted foreground (for selecting text and objects, typically with a
5. Link not visited foreground
6. Link visited foreground

The highlight colors are important for 3rd part assistive technologies to
detect a user election for potential reading.  Usefull for keyboard
navigation, since highlight can be sed by 3rd party assistive technology to
detect the "focus".


Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology
Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
1207 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Voice: 217-244-5870
Fax: 217-333-0248
E-mail: jongund@uiuc.edu
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