Category: VI / Blind

Fixing Google Docs Broken Text Selection Highlight (High Contrast/Dark Themes)

Fixing Google Docs Broken Text Selection Highlight (High Contrast/Dark Themes)

December 2, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Google Docs is a pretty swish web app, but unfortunately its styling follows Google’s preference for flat, low contrast design. As a visually impaired user, this renders Google Docs inaccessible for me, unless I switch my browser (Firefox) to use the high contrast Windows color scheme, or use a “dark reader” type of add-on. Using […]

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WordPress Admin Dark Theme – Stylish

WordPress Admin Dark Theme – Stylish

June 5, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Following on from my previous post about hacking the dark theme on VS 2017, I thought I’d share another useful trick for making the WordPress Admin Dashboard nice and dark and easy on the eyes. There are various addons for Chrome that will let you invert the screen (Deluminate), or modify a page’s CSS (Stylebot), […]

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Visual Studio 2017 High Contrast Theme Dark Registry Hack (Updated)

Visual Studio 2017 High Contrast Theme Dark Registry Hack (Updated)

May 31, 2017 | By | 7 Comments

I run a high contrast Windows theme because I have crappy eyesight. I also program for a living and use Microsoft Visual Studio. Visual Studio has a rather lovely “Dark” theme that suits my tired old eyes very well. Unfortunately, Microsoft won’t let me use their nice “Dark” theme, because someone at Microsoft thinks they […]

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