RE: Color blindness

Subject: RE: Color blindness
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 10:52:06 -0400

I always assume that some of my readers have trouble seeing color. For example, if there were both a red Sign In box and a blue Sign In box*, I'd identify them as the "upper" and "lower" Sign In boxes.


*(may we never know such horrors)


-----Original Message-----
From: John Posada
Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 10:39 AM
To: List, Techwriter
Subject: Re: Color blindness

Thanks, Char

Question.

The issue I'm addressing is whether saying "...the blue Sign In box"
is going to be impacted by those with color issues.

Do they know, through experience, that blue may be different to them, but still recognizable as differentiators, or will it only confuse issues.

BTW...we have widgets on our web, some with a blue background and some with yellow, and some with orange, hence the reason for mentioning color. Just want to know if we are introducing an issue.




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References:
Color blindness: From: John Posada
Re: Color blindness: From: Char James-Tanny
Re: Color blindness: From: John Posada

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