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High Contrast Color Themes for Visually Impaired

I would like to see a high contrast color theme for those folks that are visually impaired, like my parents.

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      • NHNH commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        on Windows desktopI'm visually impaired and could read well only if the text is light-color on dark background. The current themes including High Contrast mode fail to always show content in light-color text on dark background. For example, when High Contrast mode is turned on, I expect all texts are showed in white color on black background. However textboxes still shows black text on white background which make me unable to read or type. Also High Contrast mode has no effect on some third party apps such as Facebook app. High Contrast mode on Windows desktop actually works very well. Please emulate that. Thanks.

      • Jesper DamJesper Dam commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Being able to adjust all the colors used would be really great. In the high contrast mode on WP8, white boxes are draw many places which downs out other text on the screen.

      • Doug StraitDoug Strait commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I think an ability to bundle applications under a user designed tile would be very desireable where you could from one to another as you do from directory to facebook.

      • David StraitDavid Strait commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        My parents have trouble distinguishing white text on a medium background. I've tried all the color theme settings and there is nothing that works great for them. The highest contrast I can get them is the Purple background with white text and they still have problems reading text on icons.

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