Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#3184 closed enhancement (fixed)

Underline Links in List (

Reported by: travel_girl's profile Travel_girl Owned by: sergeybiryukov's profile SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Handbooks Keywords: needs-patch has-screenshots

Description (last modified by SergeyBiryukov)

Currently only links in p are underlined. If a link is in a list, the link is not underlined, which causes problems for colorblind people.

Also the contrast between the text and the link is not really different, so also for not-colorblind people its hard to spot the links.

I have found an example, where the list points are a budge of text, in in between are some links, so I think it would makes sense to also underline links in list points.

I also would prefer this style

#main li a {
    text-decoration: underline;

instead of

p a {
    border-bottom: 1px solid #dfdfdf;

which we are use currently, because the color contrast of the line fails AA (


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currently.png (581.8 KB) - added by Travel_girl 7 years ago.
text-decoration_underlin.png (501.8 KB) - added by Travel_girl 7 years ago.
border-bottom-1px-solid-dfdfdf.png (537.1 KB) - added by Travel_girl 7 years ago.

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Change History (8)

7 years ago

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

  • Description modified (diff)

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

  • Owner set to SergeyBiryukov
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 6002: Underline links in main content area for better accessibility.

Props Travel_girl.
Fixes #3184.

#3 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

In 6003: Don't underline links in ToC boxes.

See #3184.

#4 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

In 6004: Don't underline ToC heading and jump links.

See #3184.

#5 @SergeyBiryukov
7 years ago

In 6007: Remove border from <abbr> and <acronym>, as it clashes with browser's default underline.

Restore underline on ToC jump links, for consistency with handbook styles.

See #3184.

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