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RE: ACTION-1041: Rewrite 1.3.2 to make testing easier

From: Richards, Jan <jrichards@ocadu.ca>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 05:26:09 +0000
To: User Agent Accessibility Guidelines Working Group <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0B1EB1C972BCB740B522ACBCD5F48DEB01870BB5FB@ocadmail-maildb.ocad.ca>
Proposed Wording:
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1.3.1 Distinguishable Highlighting: The default presentation of the following types of content highlighting can be distinguished from one another: (Level A)
- Selection highlighting
- Active keyboard focus (indicated by focus cursors and/or text cursors)
- Recognized enabled input elements (and also distinguished from disabled elements)
- Recently visited links
- Found search results
Note: Platform settings for these characteristics should be respected, if present.

1.3.2 Highlighting Selection: The user can set all of the following characteristics of selection highlighting: (Level AA)
- Foreground colors
- Background colors

1.3.3 Highlighting Active Keyboard Focus: The user can set all of the following characteristics of active keyboard focus highlighting: (Level AA)
- Foreground colors
- Background colors
- Borders (color, style, and thickness)
- Text cursor blink rate

1.3.4 Highlighting Search Results:  The user can set all of the following characteristics of search result highlighting: (Level AA)
- Foreground colors
- Background colors

1.3.5 Distinguishing Enabled Elements: The user can set all of the following characteristics of search result highlighting: (Level AA)
- Foreground colors
- Background colors
- Borders (color, style, and thickness)

1.3.6 Indicating Visited Links:  The user can set all of the following characteristics of visited links (Level AA)
- Foreground colors
- Background colors


Current Wording:
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1.3.1 Highlighted Items: The user can specify that the following classes be highlighted so that each is uniquely distinguished: (Level A)
- Selection
- Active keyboard focus (indicated by focus cursors and/or text cursors)
- Recognized enabled input elements (distinguished from disabled elements)
- Recently visited links
- Found search results

1.3.2 Highlighting Options: When highlighting classes specified by 1.3.1 Highlighted Items, the user can specify highlighting options that include at least: (Level AA)
- Foreground colors
- Background colors
- Borders (color, style, and thickness)
- Size when the indicator is an image
- Blink rate (where implemented)












IERs to follow once the SCs are worked out...

Cheers,
Jan



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Subject: ACTION-1041: Rewrite 1.3.2 to make testing easier

ACTION-1041: Rewrite 1.3.2 to make testing easier

http://www.w3.org/WAI/UA/tracker/actions/1041

Assigned to: Jan Richards
Received on Tuesday, 28 October 2014 05:26:35 UTC

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