5.6.1: Tactile or auditory status

Where ICT has a locking or toggle control and that control is visually presented to the user, the ICT shall provide at least one mode of operation where the status of the control can be determined either through touch or sound without operating the control.

Notes

  1. Locking or toggle controls are those controls that can only have two or three states and that keep their state while being used.
  2. An example of a locking or toggle control is the "Caps Lock" key found on most keyboards. An example of making the status of a control determinable is a visual status indicator on a keyboard.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection
Pre-conditions
  1. The ICT has a locking or toggle control.
  2. The locking or toggle control is visually presented to the user.
Procedure
    1. Check that there is at least one mode of operation where the status of all locking or toggle controls can be determined through touch without operating the control.
    2. Check that there is at least one mode of operation where the status of all locking or toggle controls can be determined through sound without operating the control.
      Result Pass: Check 1 or 2 is true
      Fail: Checks 1 and 2 are false

      Requirement details

      Reference number: 5.6.1

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