Creating and tagging PDFs for accessibility

A session at Canberra Accessibility Week

  • Sharon Litchfield

Thursday 9th May, 2013

9:00am to 5:00pm (EST)

This course is split into two sessions.

Session 1 – Creating PDFs from a source file

Discussion will cover exactly how to create a tagged PDF using the PDF tagger, including:

  • Creating PDFs from Word documents
  • Creating PDFs from InDesign files
  • Tagging PDFs of scanned images.

Also covered will be how to fix tagging errors manually and to tag complex data such as graphs and tables.

Session 2 – Tagging PDFs in Acrobat

Existing or older PDFs often need to be tagged manually, so this session will cover manual tagging including:

  • Editing and correcting the reading order
  • Adding, deleting and editing tags
  • Adding, deleting and editing bookmarks
  • Tagging images
  • Tagging tables
  • Modifying text
  • Tagging bulleted lists
  • Tagging links
  • Using the Accessibility Checker to test the accessibility of your PDF.

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Sharon Litchfield

Accessibility Specialist, AccessibilityOz

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Time 9:00am5:00pm EST

Date Thu 9th May 2013

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