#7: Using Color on the Web

Color is often used to identify and draw visual attention to information. While this is one method to attract attention to information, it is important not to convey information with color alone.

  Assignment 1 Assignment 2 Assignment 3
Jon March 12 April 15 May 19
Scott June 17 July 18 August 12
Jennifer August 17 September 15 October 20
 

Other options

Use some other method to communicate there is a difference. An asterix (*) may be used to identify a color change as in above example.

Place text labels on buttons in addition to color to reinforce directions.

 

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