Use of colour

Where ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface, it shall satisfy the success criterion in Table 11.10.

Table 11.10: Software success criterion: Software success criterion: Use of colour

Colour is not used as the only visual means of conveying information, indicating an action, prompting a response, or distinguishing a visual element.

NOTE 1: This success criterion addresses colour perception specifically. Other forms of perception are covered in WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.3 [4] including programmatic access to colour and other visual presentation coding.

NOTE 2: This success criterion is identical to the WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.4.1 Use of Color with the words "WCAG 2.0" added before the word "Guideline" in note 1 above.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
  1. The ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface.
  1. Check that the software does not fail the Success Criterion in Table 11.10.
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

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