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Re: alt tags in PDF's


From: Christophe Strobbe
Date: Mar 24, 2010 11:15AM

At 17:03 24/03/2010, Carin Headrick wrote:
>It's a staff from the city. I think she's using acrobat but I'll
>have to check to confirm.

Have you checked the 'Document Properties' in Adobe Reader/Adobe
Acrobat? These properties tell you which "PDF Producer" was used, the
PDF version, if the PDF file is tagged, if the file is optimised for
fast web view, etcetera.

Best regards,


>----- Original Message -----
>From: Andrew Kirkpatrick
>Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 11:49 AM
>Subject: Re: [WebAIM] alt tags in PDF's
>Are you making the pdf yourself (if so, how) or are you just doing
>repair? If the latter, what tools do you have?
>Andrew Kirkpatrick
>Senior Product Manager, Accessibility
>Adobe Systems
>----- Original Message -----
>To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>Sent: Wed Mar 24 07:53:00 2010
>Subject: [WebAIM] alt tags in PDF's
>Hi. Someone wants to alt tag graphics in a PDF, and they tried a
>couple of different ways, and all I got were numbers on the
>graphics. What is the proper way to tag a PDF?

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