When to Highlight Particular Information
Screen readers and other assistive technologies will not indicate any text is bold, a specific color, or italicized. In an effort to display text which provides additional emphasis or context Tips, Notes, Info, and Warning displays can be inserted into a document to highlight particular content. Each of these content types can be seen below.
This is a Tip display.
This is a Note display.
This is an Info display.
This is a Warning display.
How to Insert a Tip, Note, Info, or Warning
Inserting a Tip, Note, Info, or Warning display can be done by entering editing mode and doing the following.
- Select the 'Insert more content' button on the editing toolbar.
- Select the 'Other macros' button.
- Under the Formatting section select the Tip, Note, Info, or Warning content type which is appropriate.
- Upon selecting the content type of choice, give your Tip, Note, Info, or Warning display a Title.
- Do not bold, italicize, underline, or strike-through text to emphasize the content. These formatting options are not used by screen readers and other assistive technologies.
- Insert a Tip, Note, Info, or Warning display to highlight to emphasize content.
- Do not use a Tip, Note, Info, or Warning display to repeat content already within the document.
- A document should not contain numerous Tip, Note, Info, or Warning displays—consider simplifying your documents and breaking the document into multiple pages.