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Re: http://www.a-sites.org A web portal for visually impaired people

From: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2003 21:42:18 +0100
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>, <enquiries@nlbuk.org>
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Message-Id: <8776A474-9928-11D7-8B79-0003939B5AD0@btinternet.com>


I seem to be missing something here: The Alt-content font size on my 
system XP-IE is very small when images are turned off, how does one 
make this bigger? On my system it seems to be about half the size of 
the font used for most of the W3.org homepage.
Alternatively say on mozilla, or mac IE mozilla safari or other?
In IE the tooltip font is configurable, but does not popup from the 
keyboard, this has been requested more than once.

Should the browser offer the option to automatically provide a 
complement to the background for alt text?
or are you suggesting that a dark background is never to be used?



On Saturday, June 7, 2003, at 07:07  pm, Nick Kew wrote:

>> Nick.
>> top right and left are images, they are blue text, but on a light fawn
>> (complementary?) background, where is the light blue?
> Light fawn?  Only if (I presume) you load images.  Both of them are
> links, and I had to faff around to ascertain that they weren't
> something I wanted to follow.
> Comment applies to any site, but this one sets out to be explicitly
> for the visually impaired!
>> I'll forward your comments regarding use of 'Heading' as that is a 
>> help.
> We've already got their published address in a Cc:
> -- 
> Nick Kew
Received on Saturday, 7 June 2003 16:38:46 UTC

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