going to be pedantic here. What Greg refers to as colour blindness is
exceedingly rare, and is (logically) referred to as total colour
blind people do in fact see colours. The condition refers to an inability to
distinguish between two colours. Most commonly, the two colours are red and
green, and the condition occurs in varying degrees. A rarer condition is the
inability to distinguish blue and purple, or yellow.
why the tests for colour blindness usually consist of looking at a field of red
spots and seeing if you can see the number (composed of green spots) within the
field. or blue/purple/yellow.
as I know, there's no condition where people are unable to distinguish between
pink/black. or pink/white for that matter.
None, hence the
They see colours as
shades of gray, halftones. The ideal is black letters on white
background. Red is seen almost as black. The red ovals stand out
nicely on the absentee ballots. I would imagine black letters on pink
shading is very difficult to see for colour blind folks.
email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Keith Long
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 7:06
Subject: RE: change summary screen shade
Tari: We have
had that request in Maryland and Georgia. Does anyone know what colors a
color blind person can see?
email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Tari Runyan
Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 7:09
Subject: change summary screen shade
people cannot see the pink on the summary screen - needs to be a different