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Re: pdf files


From: Jeff Isom
Date: Jun 12, 2001 1:44PM

If you have Adobe 5, you can download a make accessible tool that helps you
create accessible PDF files. Unfortunately this only works with Acrobat 5.
The files are then accessible to screen readers.
More information can be found at http://www.webaim.org/howto/acrobat
Good luck.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lancaster, Lanne" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
To: "'WebAIM listserv'" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2001 1:24 PM
Subject: pdf files

> Has Adobe made their pdf files accessible (without that cumbersome plugin)
> yet? Our school was thinking of putting some of the syllabi, etc in pdf
> format but didn't want to endanger our hard-won Bobby badge. Has anyone
> any experience with screen readers and PDFs?
> Lanne Lancaster
> Student Resources Coordinator
> Community College of Aurora
> 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway
> Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036
> 303-360-4784