International Standard
ISO/IEC 23859:2023
Information technology — User interfaces — Requirements and recommendations on making written text easy to read and understand
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ISO/IEC 23859:2023
Edition 1
International Standard
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ISO/IEC 23859:2023
Published (Edition 1, 2023)

ISO/IEC 23859:2023

ISO/IEC 23859:2023
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This document provides requirements and recommendations on all written text so that it is easy to read and understand in any user interface, regardless of its format.

This document addresses the process of creation, adaptation and evaluation of written text that is easy to read and understand.

This document does not consider devices or transmission mechanisms used to deliver written text. It does not provide language-specific guidance.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2023-07
    : International Standard published [60.60]
  •  : 1
     : 21
  • ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 35
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