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When should code tags be used for dice syntax?

Recently I noticed this edit. Here is an example section: using a single mathematical operation is 4*(min(d4, 3)) - 8, or in anydice terms ...
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What are some consensus recommendations for screenreader readability formatting?

Recently, NautArch edited my answer and "Adjusted headers for screenreader readability". Largely this consisted of changing the one-hashtag heading [#] to two hashtags [##] and then ...
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Does using numerous   whitespace characters to center a line of text cause accessibility issues?

I'm quoting something that has a centered line of text in the source formatting (pg. 175 of the D&D 5e PHB). I initially used the MathJax display style environment $$ like so: Here’s how to ...
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How should alt-text be considered for accessibility?

What rarity is the Shadowsong bow in AL play, after the Content Catalog v9? originally had images of an item's description and of an AL catalog ruling. As is a habit, I edited the post to replace ...
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I never add image descriptions to my image-containing posts. Should I?

I recently approved a suggested edit that added an image description in the link for an inserted image; stating that it was for accessibility. I have never thought of this, and have not been adding ...
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Making Citations Accessible

Years ago I had to fight to preserve citation styles - especially fighting inline citation. Because I honestly believe Inline citation is ugly and throws off my reading experience. Now, Citations in ...
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Are Markdown tables superior to MathJax arrays for accessibility?

Tables are really rough on screenreaders and other consumers of web accessibility features. Getting them right is an art, one I have practiced a bit professionally, though I remain a novice. The ...
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How do I make voice-to-text work in RPG.SE chat?

As I recover from a hand injury, I attempted to use voice-to-text in RPG.SE chat. It did not work. It did work in the upper room. (Christianity.SE chat). It did work in the title to the question, but ...
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Can we look at the contrast on tag warnings?

Just posted my first question using a tag that has a tag-warning in a while. Saw this: I don't know much about accessibility, but I'll bet that's a pretty low contrast ratio by any measure. I didn't ...
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Is the accusation that smallcaps significantly hurts my question's software compatibility well founded?

An edit was suggested to my recent Polaris question. The edit reason was: replace the weird font tricks with regular characters, for search engine and translation software compatibility I ...
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Use real headers instead of fake headers

It's a somewhat common habit at RPG.se to use bold sentences to make the appearance of a header for a section of text, rather than using our existing header formatting. This is probably because it's a ...
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Can we make the dice bot more accessible?

I've recently learned that d4, 8, 10, 12, and 20 interface well with screen readers, but that the d6 reads as "bullets." Presumably, that's the interpretation given to pips. Can we change the d6 to ...
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Mobile version: More accessible secondary navigation?

I just discovered that the meta/main link on the mobile site is hiding down in the footer. This is very far away from everything, for someone who is used to looking for them in the top bar of the ...
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