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The user can change the style of text (italic, bold, normal, etc.) to any other style or to any other font family and style that is available to the user agent.
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What Principle and Guideline the SC falls within.
Principle 1, Guideline 1.4
Simply Put: You don't have to read any font style you don't like. You can change it to something that is easy for you to read. Example: If italics are hard to read, you can change them to a font you can read, like Currier New. You can still read the emphasized text, and if the main font is something like Verdana, the emphasized text still stands out.
For some people, it is difficult to read text that is all italicized or underlined. For some people, bold text is easier to read.
This user need applies to blocks of text, not individual words or phrases...
User Need - Style: Users can change the text style (underline, italic, bold) of blocks of text.
$$Description of how this SC can be tested. This may include manual, automated, or semi-automated mechanisms.$$
- $$All existing techniques for x.x.x$$
- $$New technique: Title$$
- Action-71 Text Style Wording - on Wayne Dick, August 25, 2016
- lvtf-ACTION-70: Write font sc - Wayne Dick
- Re: lvtf-ACTION-70: Write font sc Wayne Dick, 5 September 2016
- $$ Add GitHub issues $$