Watch this video to learn how to add metadata in InDesign that provides the necessary metadata in the exported PDF file.
- [Instructor] As you are most likely aware by now,…there is some required metadata…that we need to add to add to an accessible PDF file…in order for it to pass the Acrobat accessibility checker…as well as other checkers.…And I want to show you in this video how to add that metadata…into InDesign so that it will carry on into the PDF file.…So I'm beginning this video…with the metadata.indd file already open.…And to add the metadata to this file,…we're going to come up here to the file menu…and we're going to choose file info.…
And inside of this file information dialog box,…right up here at the top is the document title field…where we can add that metadata.…So as you know,…the title is the only required piece of metadata,…but I always encourage users,…especially if this document is intended…to be posted on the web,…to add additional metadata in here…to assist in search engine optimization…to help the document to be found when it's searched.…
So in the document title,…I'm just going to slide this over a little bit here,…
- What is accessibility?
- The screen reader experience
- Setting up Acrobat DC
- PDF remediation workflow
- Tagging content, including lists and tables
- Adding metadata, bookmarks, and alt text
- Generating a PDF with Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign
- Creating accessible PDFs from PowerPoint and Excel
- Adding hyperlinks
- Controlling tag and reading order
- Adding cross-references and tables of contents
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding Accessibility
2. Accessibility in PDF Files
3. Make an Existing PDF File Accessible
4. Create an Accessible PDF File from Word
5. Create an Accessible PDF File from Powerpoint and Excel
6. Create an Accessible PDF File from Adobe InDesign
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