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Bernd Hutschenreuther asks:
Is there a special color combination which increases the readability?
Yes. Black text, white page. <g>
Actually, if you look at the laws of heraldry - never put a colour on a
colour or a metal on a metal - that's a pretty good basic guideline to
visibility. The metals are gold and silver (yellow and white, Or and Argent)
and the colours are red, green, blue, purple, and black (Gules, Vert, Azure,
Purpure, Sable). I find it's a good rule of thumb, though not an absolute
guideline, and it's been usability-tested for approximately 8 centuries.
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