In this video, see what it means to remediate a PDF file and what to look for before you dive in and begin working on a document.
- [Instructor] In this chapter, we're going to…be starting with a PDF file that was already created,…and we're going to add the properties…to this file to make it accessible.…This document, by the way, is the remediation.pdf file…that's found in your Chapter Three 0301 folder.…Now, I want to reiterate to you…that of the two methods that we talked…about in the workflow video, this is the harder…way to do things.…Now that being said, it's also…a great way to learn about the ins…and outs of creating an accessible PDF document.…
The things you learn in this chapter…will become the foundation for other chapters,…and will provide background knowledge…for everything you do moving forward.…Now let's take a closer look at this document.…I'm just going to begin by coming over here,…and I'm already in the Accessibility section,…and I'm just going to run a full check.…And when I click Start Checking…and I look at the report, we can see…that we have a number of issues in here,…one of which here the headings are wrong,…if we have them at all.…
- 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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