Learn how to format a table and add alternative text in Microsoft PowerPoint.
- [Instructor] Let's talk about…accessible tables in PowerPoint.…It's pretty much the same as what you did…in Word and Excel.…So you want to pick your table,…go up to Design,…and pick a table design.…It doesn't matter which one you pick.…What's important is you go over here,…and you check on the header row,…and you check on the first column.…That way, someone using a screen reader…can navigate correctly through the table.…Now once you have that,…you also want to add alt text.…
So let's right click,…click format shape.…Once again, go over here to the size and properties icon,…and we're going to add alt text for this.…So table,…and in the description,…what you want to put is…what is important about this table.…So by doing this you can make sure that…a person using a screen reader knows…exactly the message you want this table to convey.…
- Making hyperlinks more accessible
- How color impacts accessibility
- Using heading styles in Word and Excel
- Formatting tables in Word
- Naming sheet tabs
- Using slide layouts and fonts
- Adding captions to presentations
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding Accessibility
2. Accessible Office
3. Accessible Word
4. Accessible Excel
5. Accessible PowerPoint
6. Testing Accessibility
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