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”

How to Add Alternative Text to Facebook Photos

The news about adding alternative text to Facebook images wasn’t announced in the same way as the news that Twitter added the alternative text feature for images a couple of years ago. … … What is Alternative Text? Alternative text, also known as alt text, lets you add text descriptions to photos, diagrams, and illustrations.Continue reading “How to Add Alternative Text to Facebook Photos”

How to Get Your iPhone to Read On-Screen Text Aloud to You

Being able to hear written text on your phone read aloud to you can serve multiple purposes. If you have any type of impaired vision, it can certainly help in that regard. It’s also useful in settings where you don’t have the time nor capability to stare at your phone and read large blocks ofContinue reading “How to Get Your iPhone to Read On-Screen Text Aloud to You”

Designing Perfect Text Field: Clarity, Accessibility and User Effort

Designing Perfect Text Field: Clarity, Accessibility and User Effort04 AUGUST 2016 on UX, Design, UI For any app or web application, nothing will ever happen without some initial and ongoing input from the user. It is, therefore, critical that product designers, developer and product managers understand the best ways to allow them to do so.Continue reading “Designing Perfect Text Field: Clarity, Accessibility and User Effort”

“Learn More” Links: You Can Do Better

Summary: The phrase ‘Learn More’ is increasingly used as a crutch for link labels. But the text has poor information scent and is bad for accessibility. With a little effort, transform this filler copy into descriptive labels that help users confidently predict what the next page will be. Some trends are subtler than others. MuchContinue reading ““Learn More” Links: You Can Do Better”

Why Your Links Need a Hover Effect – UX Movement

Links contain text, but they should never look like text. When users read a web page, they need to be able to distinguish what’s clickable. If your links don’t have enough contrast, users could miss them. Curated by (Lifekludger) Read full article at Source: Why Your Links Need a Hover Effect – UX Movement

Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here” – Smashing Magazine

Have you ever wanted your users to click a link but didn’t know how to get them to act? When some designers run into this problem, they’re tempted to use the words “Click here” on their links. Before giving in to the temptation, you should know how using these words on a link can affectContinue reading “Why Your Links Should Never Say “Click Here” – Smashing Magazine”

Text justification and accessibility | Access iQ

Text justification is the spacing of text across a page or column where both left and right margins are aligned to create a clean and block look. It is often favoured by graphic designers or people who create brochures or other display advertising.From an accessibility perspective, we need to be aware of how text justificationContinue reading “Text justification and accessibility | Access iQ”

Dasher – Single Finger Alternative Text Input

A video demo of Dasher. A single finger interface that allows you to enter text without a keyboard. Dasher is free software, and it works in all languages, and on many platforms.   Keyboards are inefficient for two reasons: they do not exploit the redundancy in normal … all » language; and they waste the fineContinue reading “Dasher – Single Finger Alternative Text Input”