InDesign Chapter 3: Color Contrast

How do I use color contrast text in ADOBE InDesign?


Section 3.1: Color Contrast

  1. Highlight the text you want to change.

    A paragraph about the Purpose of Copyright Law highlighted
  2. Inside the Properties Panel, go to the Appearance section and click the fill button. Choose a color or create your own.

    Adobe InDesign Appearance and Fill button
A paragraph with light blue text causing a low color contrast

The contrast ratio should be 4.5 : 1 or higher for text under 18 point font. In this example the color contrast ratio is 1.26 : 1.

The color contrast ratio in this example, is 21 : 1.