Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding export tagging, part of Creating Accessible PDFs (2014).
…Applying styles to text in InDesign is paramount to formatting text accurately.…But from an accessibility standpoint, there's…another step that needs to be performed.…That step is telling each of those styles which…tag to map to in the exported PDF document.…Let's take a look at how this is done.…I'm starting this video with the tagging InDesign file already open.…And, what I'm going to do is I'm just going to export this…document to a tagged PDF to see what we're starting with, so.…
I'll go ahead and just put this on the Desktop, go ahead and Save…this, I'll use my Accessible PDF preset, we'll go ahead and see what we get.…Now if I open up the Tags panel, I'm going to see that I definitely have tags.…But you can see that we have body here, and we have figures, we…have the names of the styles are appearing so, so that's, that's actually good.…But we gotta go a little bit behind the scenes because in Acrobat…I have to click on this Option button and I'm going to go to Edit Role Map.…
And if we open up this triangle, we're going to see that pretty much everything…
- 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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