Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text

…to convert a text image to text: 1. Upload the text image to Google Drive   2. Once the file is uploaded, use the contextual menu (right-click or two fingers on touchpad)   3. Select “Open with Google Docs”   4. A new Google Docs file is created, with the image at the top ofContinue reading “Tip: How to Convert Image Text to Text”

Operating System and Browser Accessibility Display Modes – The A11Y Project

Most computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and web browsers have specialized tools to help people read and take action on the content they display. Some of these tools are display modes, which are pre-defined display configurations you can tell your device to use. Five such modes are Dark Mode, Increased Contrast Mode, Inverted Colors Mode, ReducedContinue reading “Operating System and Browser Accessibility Display Modes – The A11Y Project”

Apple’s Voice Control in iOS13 is the real deal

A friend on Twitter asked my impressions on Voice Control. That prompted me to finally install iOS13 and give it a go. I am very enthused by the result. Voice Control acts just like most Apple products do – they do what they say and they show thought and attention to detail. It’s a gameContinue reading “Apple’s Voice Control in iOS13 is the real deal”

Making Audio and Video Media Accessible

via: Web AccessibilityInitiative Summary Accessible audio and video is essential for people with disabilities, and benefits organizations. Depending on the content of your media, it might need captions/subtitles (a text version of the audio that is shown synchronized in the media player), a transcript (a separate text version of the audio), audio description of visual information (usually an additional audio streamContinue reading “Making Audio and Video Media Accessible”

Hear a sound after saying “Ok Google” on Google Home device

When Google Home hears the hotword (“OK Google” or “Hey Google”), it records what you say and sends the recording to Google to fulfill your request. To hear a brief sound at the start and/or end of your request: Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as your Google HomeContinue reading “Hear a sound after saying “Ok Google” on Google Home device”

CSS Lists, Markers, And Counters

There is more to styling lists in CSS than you might think. In this article, Rachel starts by looking at lists in CSS, and moving onto some interesting features defined in the CSS Lists specification — markers and counters.   Lists in CSS have particular properties which give us the standard list styling we expect.Continue reading “CSS Lists, Markers, And Counters”

Do your web pages pass these 10 quality tests?

How do you know if your web content is great? Check your pages against these 10 golden tests for quality web content. If your web team needs a set of principles to guide decisions on what content can go on your site, we recommend this checklist as your starting point. 1. The 3-second test CanContinue reading “Do your web pages pass these 10 quality tests?”

Teach Access Portal

“The Teach Access initiative has launched a set of best practices for the disciplines responsible for making mobile apps and websites accessible. This tutorial will provide basic training for developers and designers, with more disciplines to come. If you are new to accessibility, you’ve come to the right place – the tutorial will help youContinue reading “Teach Access Portal”