W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > w3c-wai-ig@w3.org > July to September 2017

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 13:03:40 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAdDpDZR4puQh=MKb=7XDhg_8n=a8ZtEaJSEojfexQsV6iN6UQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robert Jolly <jolly.robert@gmail.com>
Cc: Brian Stevens <bstevens@ilsworld.com>, w3c WAI List <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
As long as the panel conforms to WCAG it's OK.

Cheers,
David MacDonald



*Can**Adapt* *Solutions Inc.*

Tel:  613.235.4902

LinkedIn
<http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidmacdonald100>

twitter.com/davidmacd

GitHub <https://github.com/DavidMacDonald>

www.Can-Adapt.com <http://www.can-adapt.com/>



*  Adapting the web to all users*
*            Including those with disabilities*

If you are not the intended recipient, please review our privacy policy
<http://www.davidmacd.com/disclaimer.html>

On Thu, Aug 3, 2017 at 11:37 AM, Robert Jolly <jolly.robert@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Brian,
>
> 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.
>
> It’s good to hear you’re working on a design with good contrast
> integrated. :)
>
> HTH
> -Robert
>
> -----
>
> Robert Jolly
> Sr. Web Accessibility Strategy Consultant
> knowbility.org | @knowbility <https://twitter.com/knowbility>
> *Equal access to technology for people with disabilities*
>
>
>
>
> On Aug 3, 2017 at 9:14 AM, Brian Stevens <bstevens@ilsworld.com> wrote:
>
>
> Hello,
>
>
>
> 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>
>
>
>
> Side-note: For the future, we are planning a contrast-compliant redesign,
> but we need a short-term solution to meet a deadline.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Brian Stevens
>
>
Received on Thursday, 3 August 2017 17:04:05 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Thursday, 3 August 2017 17:04:06 UTC