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Sara Soueidan
I’ve gotten some constructive, highly appreciated a11y feedback from my blog readers about using vw for font sizes. Basically, don’t.
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Sara Soueidan 3 Jul 16
Replying to @SaraSoueidan
All comments mentioned how it prevented them from resizing the font size & thus made it less accessible. I'm changing it as we speak.
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Karl 3 Jul 16
Replying to @SaraSoueidan
out of interest what are you changing the measurement unit to instead?
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Smashing Magazine 5 Jul 16
Replying to @SaraSoueidan
Interesting. Is there any kind of fallback for accessibility readers? There are many advantages, too:
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James Nowland 5 Jul 16
can you sneak an em unit into it with calc?
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Sara Soueidan 3 Jul 16
I was using that for some text, it works.
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Benjamin Read 3 Jul 16
Replying to @SaraSoueidan
thanks so much for passing this along :-)
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Sara Soueidan 3 Jul 16
Replying to @muzzlehatch_
Of course! I've gotten an email today about it as well. Feedback like that is always most welcome!
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René Stalder 5 Jul 16
Replying to @SaraSoueidan
That's why we early learned that If we want to use vw units we should combine them with calc and em units.
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Sara Soueidan 5 Jul 16
Replying to @renestalder
👍🏻
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rm -rf fascism 5 Jul 16
Replying to @SaraSoueidan
Not even when you apply a media query based metrics system to make sure it is readable? What's the issue here?
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Sara Soueidan 5 Jul 16
Replying to @misprintedtype
Readable is very relative. My reader said they found the font size too big :/
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