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A color wheel for the color-blind

There are several kinds of colorblindness, not all being equal. So to construct or find a color blindness anything one needs to be able to articulate what kind of colorblindness you mean. Therefore ...
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Plugin for color blindness?

There is a way where you can preview the design and see how it would look to a person with color blindness. There is an automatic way built inside the Adobe Illustrator CC 2020 (ver 24.0.2). Go to ...
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Why is the W3C contrast score recommending hard-to-read text?

Short answer WCAG 2.x contrast is not perceptually uniform and is grossly inaccurate over much of the visual range, it mainly works when the background is very light or white. It does not properly ...
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Why is the W3C contrast score recommending hard-to-read text?

Something that has to be considered is that you probably have good vision already. The benefit is recognized in individuals who have perceptions of color that are variant from the general populace. ...
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What is the lightest shade of grey you can use for a background colour that is still discernible from plain white?

Background Gray We love to use #F1F1F1 and #F9F9F9. These are two shades of gray that we mostly use on our web projects as a background color or between sections (e.g. an horizontal line). ...
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What is the lightest shade of grey you can use for a background colour that is still discernible from plain white?

The lightest gray you can have at regular font sizes in RGB is #767676. Anything lighter does not satisfy the accessibility requirements defined by WCAG. Fonts with 18pt and/or 14pt with bold can go ...
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Are there any downsides to a dark theme?

Depends on how you position yourself and the type of clients you are after. For business type clients, corporate work, etc using a dark background can give you the wrong positioning. Dark backgrounds ...
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What are efficient, responsive and accessible workflows to create data tables?

Do them in pure HTML and style with CSS. That is the whole point of it. they should look good on mobile and desktop. Checked. they should be easy to print. Checked. they should be compatible with ...
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A color wheel for the color-blind

Basing my answer on Joojaa's observation,... we can add an extra color 'black' to one side and thus make this circle asymetrical. This would give us a color triangle for the color blind. We can't use ...
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How to make table within rounded rectangle accessible

When you mark the items in Indesign for tagging the table and its text frame cannot be accessed separately. Generating a PDF generates nothing of a plain text frame which has no stroke nor fill color. ...
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Collection of images for teaching children and disabled or cognitive impaired users clothes folding techniques

Besides maybe getting images off Wikihow, I would simply suggest hiring an illustrator on Upwork to draw what you need. Drawing isn't easy and with many specific requests like this "just hire a ...
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Best practice for cap height and x-height for bilingual sign-making inside and outside of a public institution: a hospital

The subject is dealt with as "way finding" and of interest to architects and signage professionals. Secondarily, "readability" and "legibility" will be good subjects to review. As a point of ...
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What is the professional term for an image that separates between parts of a webpage?

Irrespective of HTML and web building, A graphic element used to separate content is often called: A divider A separator if the separator is more ornate in nature it may be called: an embellishment ...
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Plugin for color blindness?

Yes, there are several ways to check this. Sim Daltonism Coblis Illustrator and Photoshop (View > Proof Setup > Color Blindness > Protanopia or Color Blindness > Deuteranopia) Chromatic ...
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What is the minimal color palette that as long as we stick to it, then in general, there won't be any color contrast problems whatsoever?

Let me explore a bit some ideas about color palettes. 1. One. You can not have just 1 color when you design a visual element, because, of course, you need a difference in contrast so we can perceive ...
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Software for drawing interactively via voice commands or command line interface

It is called a text to image AI. Try: Midjourney Stable diffusion Dall-E interactivity is there but its bit slow since building the latent space is a slow operation. We arent entirely there yet.
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GIMP Histogram display is very dim / low-contrast

As far as I can tell, in the Dark theme, the histogram in Curves uses the color noted Clr9 in the theme's gtkrc file (#454545), which is painted with partial opacity over the background that uses ClrA ...
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GIMP Histogram display is very dim / low-contrast

Thanks @Billy Kerr, all I had to do was -> Edit -> Preferences [ Interface ] / [Theme ] - Dark - Gray - Light - System <<==== double-click Lo ! visibility 8)
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Colorblindness: will digital displays (RGB) look equivalent to print (CYMK)

Usually when graphic designer want to check if his print is ok for colorblind people they just change it to grayscale. If there is enough contrast and the message is readable then it's (usually) ok ...
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Are there any universally accepted icons for Gold, Silver, and Bronze?

Usually it's the same shape in different color. In real-life, it's the same object moulded from different material and the same logic applies to the icons. There's no distinct gold badge shape and so ...
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Are there any universally accepted icons for Gold, Silver, and Bronze?

A simple internet search will tell you no, there aren't universal icons for these 3 badges / tiers. Some will use stars, some will use coins, others will use other shapes depending on: context the ...
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How do I calculate how the colourblind would see a given colour?

Ok, I just went right down the Rabbit hole with this one. RIP work! I was looking over the code on https://github.com/MaPePeR/jsColorblindSimulator and they have listed in there the colour matrixes ...
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What is the lightest shade of grey you can use for a background colour that is still discernible from plain white?

I discovered a round-about way of answer this question that might be worth considering. This was an article discussing using the colour gray for text, and goes through the WCAG standards for contrast. ...
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I designed a game that makes my eyes tired

I see too much detail, and this combined with some movement (That depends on what pieces of your game moves) could make some flickering. Take a look at that. Find a methodology. Make a test without ...
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I designed a game that makes my eyes tired

I think that your elements are too realistic and detailed which is overloading your brains image processing. Try using simpler elements (leaves for example).
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