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the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, green, blue and others

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Statistics (or tools) on screen calibration & readability

Fairly straight forward question, but I could not find any answers to it. Are there any known statistics regarding screen calibration & readability? Are there any colors to avoid where screen ...
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WCAG' Non-text contrast requirements, what exactly are the guidelines with hover?

WCAG does a weird job of explaining their non-text contrast requirements with hover states. Within their "Understanding non-text contrast" documentation, they have this bizarre example: As ...
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Is it OK to let the user use colored tags to associate data sets or keywords?

I am debating with my boss regarding whether tags should be coloured or not. I feel that colouring tags will just work as fun for the user. A user won't remember what colour he has assigned to a ...
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Show ON status as bad for a feature with the Red color or something else!

Here Ph ON is bad for the user so we are showing it with Red text, and icon. Ph Off status is good for the user so we are showing the text black. Is there any better approach to represent that or this ...
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Which of these "Email campaign status" combinations make the most sense? (color status labels)

Me and the team are split on which combination of colors are best to indicate "Active", "Sending", and "Sent" for both one-time & automated/recurring email campaigns. ...
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How do you create both sufficient contrast and a harmonious outcome for text on different tints of the same color?

Here are two examples. One is a table, the other an illustration. Both use different tints of the same color with text on top. How do you change the color of the text across these tints to be both ...
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On a directory tree with color based legend, how to best represent multiple colors?

On one of our web apps we have a directory structure viewer with a legend and certain highlight colors for folders and files which have special meaning. In the majority of cases where the app is used, ...
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How did WCAG come up with the constants used in determining luminance

In https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G17.html they used a few constants but I can't find where they're derived from
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