Electronic Documents

From MS Office to PDFs and beyond, best practices for accessible docs

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Accessible PDF Creation from Microsoft Word

Original Presentation Date: July 28, 2020 Adobe Acrobat has a number of accessibility features that can be very complicated. Most users only need the basics..

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Making Communications Accessible for Remote Audiences: Electronic Documents Q&A

In Webinar #3 of the Making Communications Accessible for Remote Audiences Series, we discussed best practices for ensuring your PowerPoint, Word, and PDF documents are.

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Webinar Series: Making Communications Accessible for Remote Audiences – Resources

In this time of social distancing, critical activities of daily living have gone virtual for many – we shop, bank, work, attend classes, and get.

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Papers, Please. Will Your Documents Pass Inspection After the 508 Refresh?

One of the most important changes in the Section 508 Refresh, which went into effect on January 18, 2018, is the way electronic documents are.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Accessibility Checker Q&A

In the final webinar in the PDF Accessibility Basics Series demonstrated how to use the PDF Action Wizard as well as the PDF Full Check.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Page Structure Q&A

In last week’s PDF Accessibility Basics Series webinar participants learned how to review and edit role mappings for custom styles, use correct heading structure, and.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Forms Q&A

In last week’s PDF Accessibility Basics Series webinar participants learned how to create accessible text fields, checkboxes and radio buttons. We also discussed best practices.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Data Tables Q&A

In last week’s PDF Accessibility Basics Series webinar we discussed tagging simple and complex tables using the Touch Up Reading Order Table Editor tool. This.

PDF Accessibility Basics Webinar Series

On-Demand Webinar Series This eight-part series covers core PDF accessibility concepts in convenient 30-minute sessions. All webinars in the series are available on-demand and include.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Non-Text Elements Q&A

In last week’s PDF Accessibility Basics Series webinar participants learned about best practices for adding informative alternative text to meaningful images, alternative text for symbols,.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: Metadata, Reading Order, and Links Q&A

In last week’s PDF Accessibility Basics Series webinar participants learned best practices for Metadata information, including language and document title, identifying correct reading order, remediating.

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PDF Accessibility Basics Series: PDF Functionality Q&A

Session #2 in the PDF Accessibility Basics Webinar Series covered PDF functionality topics including creating and finding tags, and using the Action Wizard Tool, Touch.

InDesign Accessibility Basics Webinar Series

This four-part series covers core InDesign accessibility concepts in convenient 30-minute sessions. All webinars in the series are available on-demand and include the recorded webinars,.

Microsoft Word Accessibility Basics Webinar Series

This three-part series covers core Microsoft Word accessibility concepts in convenient 30-minute sessions. All webinars in the series are available on-demand and include the recorded.

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Microsoft Word Accessibility Series: Page Structure Q&A

Yesterday we presented the second webinar in the Microsoft Word Accessibility Basics series on best practices for Page Structure. As promised, we captured the many.

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Microsoft Word Accessibility Series: Non-Text Elements Q&A

Webinar #1 in the Microsoft Word Accessibility Basics series covered non-text elements. There were so many questions during the webinar that we unfortunately did not.

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PDF Accessibility: Table of Contents Guidelines

If there is a Bible for PDF accessibility, it is the 14th chapter of ISO 32000_2008, the ur-text of the PDF standard. For any Scripture,.

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The Trouble with Tables: A Brief Introduction

This is the first in a three-part series of blog posts that is dedicated to the many people in Government agencies who deal with PDF files.