Graphics Contrast

AA

New

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The visual presentation of the following have a contrast ratio of at least 3:1 against adjacent color(s): (Level AA)

User Interface Components
Visual information used to indicate states and boundaries of active user interface components, except where the appearance of the component is determined by the user agent and not modified by the author.
Graphical objects
Parts of graphics required to understand the content, except when a particular presentation of graphics is essential to the information being conveyed.

Editor's note: The Working Group is interested in feedback on challenges evaluating images to determine what parts are required for comprehension of content, and whether the Understanding document clarifies how to resolve the challenges.