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Re: MS Word and Null Alt


From: Jason Megginson
Date: Feb 18, 2010 9:42AM

Placing a 'space' (keyboard space) in the MS Word's 'alt text (Word 2007)'
dialog will place null alternative text in the Figure element of a tagged
PDF. This also appears to work with Word 2003 in the Web tab of the
Format Picture property window.

I do not know of a way to style or structure objects in Word in
preparation for automatic conversion to a PDF artifact.


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Subject: [WebAIM] MS Word and Null Alt

Does anyone know of a method to create a null alt in MS Word? Something
that would be translated to a null alt when the document was converted to
HTML or to an artifact when the document was converted to PDF.

Mike Moore