Questions tagged [accessibility]

in this context implies coding practices to make web content accessible to users with visual impairment

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Comparing service area accessibility by years using ArcGIS Network Analyst?

I have a problem with a comparison of service areas for the same facilities but in different period of time (for the year 2010 and 2018). I've been working with the road network shp file for 2010 and ...
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Point to polygon walking distance

I do a research on urban park accessibility. I am working with QGIS 3.4 and ORS-Tools for the distance calculation by foot. A use of ArcGIS is possible. I use a point layer with geocoded apartements ...
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Network service area - QGIS

I want to check if schools from my hometown are accessible for students who use public transportation, so I need to perform this analysis in order to see if the schools are located in the range of ~...
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Accesibility - adding barriers

I am studying how the accesibility and mobility is affected by multiple factors such as traffic, extreme water events, etc. I am looking to add cost barriers, some of them should affect the speed ...
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OD Cost Matrix Solver Failed

I am doing accessibility analysis. I created network dataset in ArcMap 10.6 I made a fishnet and I typed 100 and 100 for cell width and height, leaving rows and columns blank. I continue with OD Cost ...
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Increasing extremely small text in ArcMap? [duplicate]

I'm taking an introductory GIS course and the university provided us with one year student licenses so that we can work from home. The issue is the text in the table of contents and the toolbar(?) (...
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QGIS: Terrain accessibilty in hours/days usind DEM/CSV data

I am an Archaeologist. I am interested in settlement dispersal and land use strategies in late antiquity and early middle ages. Therefore, I want to analyze a certain terrain by: - least cost ...
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interacting with GIS without the use of eyes

I've been accepted to do gis, however, I'm not sure what tools are available to blind persons who are in the field. I would like to get information about various methods or tools that blind persons ...
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Size of icons and texts in ArcMap?

I want to increase icons and texts icons and texts of Toolbar, Table of Contents and Search window is very small!!! But, Texts in menu-bar is proper size. I don't understand this situation Now, I ...
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QGIS “buffer” considering grades

I have to develop an article entitled as "GIS IN ASSESSMENT OF BUS TRANSIT SYSTEM ACCESSIBILITY CONSIDERING GRADES". I'm still at an early stage of development of the research project, but I have ...
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How to make Leaflet maps accessible and WCAG2 compliant

I have followed several threads on this topic but have not been able to fix the following issues: How to prevent Leaflet map tile images names from being read out by screen readers? How to make ...
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Making mouse cursor/pointer of ArcMap HTML Popup tool larger?

Next week I'm giving a presentation, using the ArcMap application of ArcGIS 10.3.1 for Desktop , where to make things easier for the audience to see what I am doing, I would like to increase the mouse ...
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Summarize multiple columns in field calculator [closed]

I am performing the Huff model with 10.000+ facilities and dwellings. As a result, each facility has a value between 0 and 1 that determines the probability a consumer patronages a facility from a ...
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Making icons and text larger on high resolution screen for QGIS?

I have a new laptop with a very high resolution screen and can't get QGIS to work properly. Icons and text are too small. I tried to change the resolution, but had no luck. I also tried to ...
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How can I increase ArcMap font size, I can barely read it!

I'm sure there is a simple answer out there, but how do I increase the font size in the ArcMap work windows? I am using Windows 8 on a Surface tablet.
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Resources for Learning 508 Compliance/Accessibility Requirements for GIS Figures

Does anyone know of any quality resources (books, papers, presentations, websites) for learning about 508 Compliance/Accessibility requirements in relation to cartography (GIS figures and templates)? ...
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How do I merge two networks if they don't share nodes?

I have a street network and a subway network and I want to create a multi-modal network to analyze for Service Areas. The problem is that the two networks do not share nodes, and if a point is on one ...
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Set of standard accessibility guidelines for online maps?

Recently I've been designing maps without navigation tools like the Zoom In/Out and Pan tools, or arrows to pan north, pan west, etc. Instead, most modern mapping APIs support the direct use of the ...
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Accessibility Mapping

The realm of cartography depicts many facets of the physical space within both urban and non urban settings. Specifically within the urban setting lies the challenge of navigating spaces such as ...
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Does Google Maps follow W3C guidelines for accessibility

Does google maps conform with the w3c accessibility recommendations(A,AA,AAA)?