[thelist] Text/Background Readability

Wade Armstrong wade_lists at runstrong.com
Wed Jul 3 12:38:01 CDT 2002

on 7/3/02 6:27 AM, Joel Konkle-Parker at jjk3 at msstate.edu wrote:

> The question has arisen about changing the colors of my article pages
> (http://www.ballsome.com/test/games/hardware/articles/20011107-1.xml) from
> black
> text on a white background to white text on a black background. What
> implications does this have on readability and such? Would these potential
> consequences be worth it if it meant a more cohesive overall design? Any
> thoughts?

You might find this article to be useful:
Readability Of Websites With Various Foreground/Background Color
Combinations, Font Types And Word Styles


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