Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Fixing elements using the Content panel, part of Creating Accessible PDFs (2014).
…When remediating documents in Acrobat, things can get interesting really quick.…You see, regardless of the object structure in your source application, when…a PDF file is created, objects get organized in a totally different manner.…Sometimes you may need to dive into the Content panel to fix issues in a document.…Let's take a look.…Now I'm beginning this video with the content PDF…file already open and I've navigated to page two.…Because, when we're adding tags to the document we ran into a little…bit of an issue here where our text ended up going behind another element.…
Now you can look at the order panel…and you can see how objects are identified here.…And in the tags panel, we can also see all the elements that are tagged.…But the content panel, if you open this up.…I'm going to open up page two.…It essentially shows up every object that…is on the page, and that's pretty powerful.…Now, I always encourage people to make a copy of the file before they start diving…into this because, you can really run into…
- 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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