These pages describe the 17 parts of the usability standard, ISO 9241. As well as this html version, you can also download ISO 9241 for Beginners in pdf format, which is more up-to-date.
- The published parts of ISO 9241
- Part 1: General introduction
- Part 2: Guidance on task requirements
- Part 3: Visual display requirements
- Part 4: Keyboard requirements
- Part 5: Workstation layout and postural requirements
- Part 6: Guidance on the work environment
- Part 7: Requirements for display with reflections
- Part 8: Requirements for displayed colours
- Part 9: Requirements for non-keyboard input devices
- Part 110: Dialogue principles
- Part 11: Guidance on usability
- Part 12: Presentation of information
- Part 13: User guidance
- Part 14: Menu dialogues
- Part 15: Command dialogues
- Part 16: Direct manipulation dialogues
- Part 17: Form filling dialogues
- Part 400: Principles and requirements for physical input devices
- The future parts of ISO 9241
- Appendix: What it costs
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ISO 9241 for Beginners
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