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Foreground and background colors can be selected by the user.
Width is no more than 80 characters or glyphs (40 if CJK).
Text is not justified (aligned to both the left and the right margins).
Line spacing (leading) is at least space-and-a-half within paragraphs, and paragraph spacing is at least 1.5 times larger than the line spacing.
Text can be resized without assistive technology up to 200 percent in a way that does not require the user to scroll horizontally to read a line of text on a full-screen window.
Instructions: Since this is a multi-part success criterion, you must satisfy one of the numbered items for each of the requirements below.
Not interfering with the user agent's reflow of text as the viewing window is narrowed (General, Future Link) OR
G146: Using liquid layout AND using measurements that are relative to other measurements in the content by using one or more of the following techniques:
C12: Using percent for font sizes (CSS) OR
C13: Using named font sizes (CSS) OR
C14: Using em units for font sizes (CSS) OR
Using a hover effect to highlight a paragraph, list items, or table cells (CSS) (future link)
Presenting text in sans serif font or providing a mechanism to achieve this (CSS) (future link)
Using vertical (bulleted or numbered) lists rather than inline lists (future link)
Using upper and lower case according to the spelling conventions of the text language (future link)
Providing large fonts by default (future link)
Avoiding the use of text in raster images (future link)
Avoiding scaling font sizes smaller than the user-agent default (future link)
Providing sufficient inter-column spacing (future link)
Avoiding centrally aligned text (future link)
Avoiding chunks of italic text (future link)
Avoiding overuse of different styles on individual pages and in sites (future link)
Making links visually distinct (future link)
Providing expandable bullets (future link)
Show/hide bullet points (future link)
Putting an em-space or two spaces after sentences (future link)