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Support information conveyed by color with text

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Make sure information conveyed through color is also conveyed through text

Not everyone can easily perceive color differences: low vision and colorblind users can easily miss out on information when it is only conveyed through color indications or subtle color changes. Moreover, expecting a user to make a choice based on their ability to perceive colors will be impossible for anyone who can’t see the screen, unless that information is also provided through text.

To do so, simply make sure that whenever information is conveyed through the use of colors, such as “make a [...]

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