11.2.2.33: Error Identification

Where ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface which is closed to assistive technologies for screen reading, it shall meet requirement 5.1.3.15 (Non-visual error identification).

Notes

While it is important for errors that can be detected to be described to the user, clause 11.2.1.33 requires this information to be provided in text, as defined in WCAG 2.0. Clause 5.1.3.15 addresses the same need to describe errors to users.

Testing methods

Type of complianceTesting
Pre-conditions
  1. ICT is non-web software that provides a user interface.
  2. The user interface is closed to assistive technologies for screen reading.
  3. Speech output is provided as non-visual access to closed functionality.
  4. An input error is automatically detected.
Procedure
  1. Check that speech output identifies the item that is in error.
  2. Check that the speech output describes the item that is in error.
Result Pass: Checks 1 and 2 are true
Fail: Check 1 or check 2 false

 

Requirement details

Reference number: 11.2.2.33

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