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Can something be done to let this forum be readable?

Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Gork, Jul 29, 2019.

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  1. Gork

    Gork Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been to this web site on numerous browsers and computers so I know it is not a problem at my end. Many new web sites seem to be propagating the problem.

    The problem is with the use of pink or salmon color text. It is almost impossible to read on a white back ground. I teach computing at the local library and on those computers it shows as well.

    Shall we talk about the micro text and invisible text boxes?
     
  2. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    It may be a problem with the 'Red' tab, bottom of this page. Try clicking it ans see what happens.
     
  3. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Change the forum style to mild, which is black on white.

    I have no trouble reading it with my 74 year old eyes.
     
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  4. Fndwheelie

    Fndwheelie Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Can’t say I have any issues here on safari on phone and iPad.

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  5. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    I hate the red. I use the Mild version - see tab at bottom of page.
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Gork a short while ago, our Pantone colours were tweaked a little, in order to be fully compliant with standards aimed at maximum inclusiveness, including those with some vision disorders.

    If you are not enjoying the Red colourway, then you can choose Mild, as outlined.

    If you have the same problem with other sites, they may too have become compliant. It is possible to select other colour ways for your whole browser experience too, in your Windows settings.
     
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    jjraak Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh yes..that RED is nasty.

    Mild is the way i chose to display my page
     
  8. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I remember a thread some time ago when someone complained about the same thing. I always use the red setting and I can't see a problem on my phone, tablet or PC. There is no pink text on a white background that I can see, perhaps @Gork could make a screenshot of the offending text.
     
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    ChrissiStar Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for ‘mild’ here, definitely less aggressive than the red.
     
  10. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    There is only bits of text like this example.

    Chrome renders colours better than other other browsers.

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  11. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    #11 Tipetoo, Jul 29, 2019 at 11:30 PM
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2019
  12. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Expert

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    iPad and iphone user here and safari shows red as red. No pink or salmon.

    Mild looks so ...mild once used to the red lol
     
  13. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    Ooooh - I just clicked on the 'mild' option - you don't 'arf look funny without the bright red bits. I'm not sure if I like this way better or not.
    I don't think I ever went right down to the bottom of the page before...
     
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  14. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    On PC and iphone, it doesn't look pink or salmon for me, it's the bright poppy red. Mild looks a bit eh tbh and I prefer the red. :hilarious:
     
  15. Daibell

    Daibell LADA · Master

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    Hi. I use Edge, IE and Firefox and they all show a very readable bright red as standard with very readable text. I think there must be something wrong with your Windows or whatever settings?
     
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    QuinMac · Newbie

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    Good tip on using Mild, thanks. That choice should be noted when you first sign up.
     
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    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    I guess resolved now @Gork?
     
  18. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Very doubtful if he has not changed settings on this forum and sorted the colour temps on his / her computers / monitors.
     
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