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Re: PDFs that read one word per line


From: Geof Collis
Date: Jan 28, 2010 5:33AM

I'm just interested in being able to do a cursory check on a pdf ,
not a full blown assessment, I can tell if it is not accessible I
just want to be able to at least verify it at a basic level.



At 05:20 AM 1/28/2010, you wrote:
>It is recommended that people develop a quality assurance process that
>combines human based checking with the accessibility full check. The
>Accessibility Full check is a mechanical tool like the HTML validators and
>checks for the things that can be checked mechanically. Just as with HTML
>you also need someone to take a look at the Tags and make sure they are
>correct and that all content that is essential to the understanding of the
>content has been tagged and tagged correctly.
>The PDF/UA [Universal Access] is developing standards for accessible PDF.
>Many organizations develop standards and guidelines for PDF documents based
>on legislation.
>Cheers, Karen
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>What are people using to check to see if a pdf is accessible?