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Colorblind

I have deuteranopia (red/green) and I can't differentiate the colors in the activity status bubble. Adding a tool tips kind of function where I can hover the mouse over the bubble to see if they are active/away/busy/offline etc would go a long way to those affected by deuteranopia colorblindness determine the activity status of users.

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  • Koops Koops commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you’re using iOS, go to Settings > General > Accessibility > Display Accommodations > Color Filters then turn it on, and select Green/Red filter.

  • uhPara - HypeSquaduhPara - HypeSquad commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Okay, you can actually do this in the browser version as "Mikki" said:

    "I guess for the browser version, you could get a user script (tampermonkey, greasemoney) or an extension that can offer you the color info. Basically, like the color picker tool in devtools (right click > inspect > color picker)"

    But in the desktop version, this isn't possible. It would be a good feature for people that are colorblind. You could also install "BetterDiscord" and try to find a plugin that converts colors.

  • MikkiMikki commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I guess for the browser version, you could get a userscript (tampermonkey, greasemoney) or an extension that can offer you color info. Basically like the color picker tool in devtools (right click > inspect > colorpicker)

  • ElweThorElweThor commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    if don't want to struggle with colorblind tools(*) a more simpler solution can be to add an option to choose a different set of "status icons", instead of simply colors. Just an example: https://addons.miranda-ng.org/upload/images/4485_127-1-1337857545-original_icq_icons.png

    (*) I'm colorblind too (red/green, blue/violet) and appreciated very much Blizzard's work on that side, but it can be not that easy to add a tool like that.

  • kathith1234kathith1234 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Adding a 'color blind' option in your Discord settings would be great for everyone who's color blind.

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