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Just want to drop in a say thanks to everyone who gave us feedback a little over a month ago when we launched our v0.5 beta. Now, after many hours of tweaks, edits, and little fixes, Jona and I have launched GrayBit v.10 Grayscale Conversion Contrast Accessibility Tool!

The only bit of feedback we didn't act upon is the reverse default theme -- one person expressed dissatisfaction with it. We did, however, add a PHP style changer and offered up a more conventional black-on-white theme (which is available by way of a link on the footer at this time), but after polling users and getting an overwhelmingly positive response to the original white-on-black theme, we decided to keep it as the default. I guess this would make our user interface the antigoogle Wink

Feedback, of course, is still welcome, but you should be quite pleased now with the tool's performance and the accessible user interface.

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

Looks good. Smile

Is there a limit on the size of the page?

I tried a couple of pages, including this one, and it missed out the bottom of the page.

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

Chris..S wrote:
Looks good. Smile

Is there a limit on the size of the page?

I tried a couple of pages, including this one, and it missed out the bottom of the page.

To tell the truth I don't know. There's no limit per se, something else seems to be going on. Anything special goin' on on that page with JS or PHP that might help us?

Thanks
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hi, tried it

hi i tried using your site and i did get any results, too bad, kinda wanted to see what my site would look like all grayed out.

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Re: hi, tried it

a8le wrote:
hi i tried using your site and i did get any results, too bad, kinda wanted to see what my site would look like all grayed out.

-a8le

No results?! What URL did you try, I want to try it.

EDIT 1: Never mind, it's your site right? I'm curious, do you have meta refresh? If you do I bet that's it. It redirecting the GaryBit header. If that is the case you really should consider using a server side redirect.

EDIT 2: Yep, that's it. I had to be faster than "0" to grab it but I found this:

<META HTTP-EQUIV="Refresh" CONTENT="0; URL=/PublicPortal">

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

Nothing special at all on that page ... its straight html. There is another version here. It should be the exact same page. The same thing happens.

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thnx mike

thnx mike for checking, too bad i can't change anything, it'ld mess up the whole site. its built from a Dotnetnuke template. Smile

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Re: thnx mike

a8le wrote:
thnx mike for checking, too bad i can't change anything, it'ld mess up the whole site. its built from a Dotnetnuke template. Smile

-a8le

Actually you should be able to change that file to a php file (assuming the server has PHP installed): Call it "index.php"

Then simply put this in it:

<?php  header("Location: /PublicPortal"); ?>

After you do that, temporarily change the name of our index.html file to disable it, test for redirect function, and if it works, that should be that. I'd be surprised if it didn't perform as you want.

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

I'm still not seeing my background images. Smile

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

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I'm still not seeing my background images. Smile

Thanks. That's so weird. I use WordPress for my blog and it renders just fine, backgrounds and embedded images.
http://graybit.com/files/graybit.php?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgreen-beast.com%2Fblog%2F

It's been added to the list. We know of some limitations, but this one seems a bit odd.

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

See if it is just me. Smile

I get what you do, images, content, no background though. We're looking into it.

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

We found the problem with imaginekitty!

From Jona:

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[...] imaginekitty.com is using url(../../../i/image.gif) for its images. Tell the user to try url(/i/image.gif) and it will work [...]

The thing is is all that ../../../ isn't necessary. It's do to that the links are breaking.

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Thanks to your help we've launched GrayBit v1.0

Mike Cherim wrote:
The thing is is all that ../../../ isn't necessary. It's do to that the links are breaking.
Is there something invalid about using parent directory pointers? :?

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COOL!

That is SO SO cool! Well done guys on that! It works really well with the site I'm working on. Smile

Seriously excellent work. Will help me so much!

- Alex