Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Controlling reading order, part of Creating Accessible PDFs (2014).
…Although tag order is important for proper…reading on screen reading devices, reading order is…equally important for a certain segment of…users who reflow the content on different devices.…Let's take a closer look at how to…define the reading order using the features in InDesign.…Now, I'm beginning this video with the reading order InDesign file…already open, and we've already applied the article organization over here.…And what I'm going to do is, I'm going to export this…PDF so we can take a look at what this looks like.…
So I'll leave the name set to reading…order, and just export using my accessible PDF preset.…And again, I'm just going to show you, you…know, we do have the tagging structure here and…the tags are in their correct order, but…we want to take a look at the reading order.…So let's see what we have here.…I'm going to click on the Reading Order panel.…And take a look at the order of objects on here.…Now, although as a sighted user, you know, I know to look…at the right side because that's the cover of a tri fold…
- What is accessibility?
- Understanding the experience of users with visual impairments
- How to know if a PDF is accessible
- Creating a PDF with PDFMaker
- Adding metadata, bookmarks, and links
- Inserting alternative text
- Controlling tab and reading order from InDesign
- Creating cross-references in InDesign
- Adding tags, bookmarks, and alt text in Acrobat
- Using the Make Accessible Wizard
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding Accessibility
2. Generating an Accessible PDF from Word
3. Generating an Accessible PDF from InDesign
4. Making an Existing PDF File Accessible
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