11.2.1.9: Sensory characteristics

Where ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface, it shall satisfy the success criterion in Table 11.9.

Table 11.9: Software success criterion: Software success criterion: Sensory characteristics

Instructions provided for understanding and operating content do not rely solely on sensory characteristics of components such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, or sound.

NOTE 1: For requirements related to colour, refer to WCAG 2.0 Guideline 1.4 [4].

NOTE 2: This success criterion is identical to the WCAG 2.0 Success Criterion 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics with the words "WCAG 2.0" added before the word "Guideline" in note 1 above.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1.  The ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface.
Procedure
  1. Check that the software does not fail the Success Criterion in Table 11.9.
Result Pass: Check 1 is true
Fail: Check 1 is false

Requirement details

Reference number: 11.2.1.9

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