Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a PDF using PDFMaker (Windows only), part of Creating Accessible PDFs (2014).
…In this chapter, we're going to be using a feature called the Adobe…PDF Maker to test features that are added to the Microsoft Word files.…When you install Acrobat on a Windows computer, it adds…functionality to other applications on…your computer, namely, the Office applications.…One of these added features is the PDF Maker, which appears as a…separate tab in the ribbon at the top of the Microsoft Word interface.…The PDF maker is an important little component…in the realm of creating an accessible PDF…file because without it creating a tagged PDF…file out of Word would not be possible.…
If you're a user of Word on the Mac…platform unfortunately the PDF maker doesn't exist at this time.…Now I'm beginning with the PDF maker Word document already open on my computer.…And what I want to do is show you…the difference between creating a PDF the traditional way.…As well as creating a PDF using the PDF maker.…So I'm going to start by going to the file menu.…And I'm going to go ahead and choose Print.…And you'll notice that along with installing Acrobat, we get…
- 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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