11.5: User preferences

Where software provides a user interface it shall provide sufficient modes of operation that use user preferences for platform settings for colour, contrast, font type, font size, and focus cursor except for software that is designed to be isolated from its underlying platforms.

Notes

Software that is isolated from its underlying platform has no access to user settings in the platform and thus cannot adhere to them.

Testing methods

Type of complianceInspection and Testing
Pre-conditions
  1. The software is software that provides a user interface.
Procedure
  1. Check if the software provides at least one mode of operation that uses user preferences for platform settings for colour, contrast, font type, font size, and focus cursor.
  2. Check if the software documentation indicates that it is designed to be isolated from its underlying platform.
Result Pass: Check 1 is true or Check 1 is false and check 2 is true 
Fail: Check 1 is false and check 2 is false

Requirement details

Reference number: 11.5

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