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Re: Use of Headings


From: Duff Johnson
Date: Jul 30, 2010 7:57AM


What you are looking for is a document called ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). It's still under development at this time (we're at the 3rd Committee Draft stage), so it's not yet an International Standard (we hope to get there by early next year).

I would not advise you to develop on the basis of this draft, as it may change. That said, access to the draft is a function of participation in the PDF/UA effort.

More information is available here:


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US Committee for ISO/CD 14289 (PDF/UA), Chair

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On Jul 30, 2010, at 12:04 AM, < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi Awk,
> Thank you for your early response.
> I am looking for the documents which specify what should be tested to
> find that the PDF document is 100% accessible. eg: Verify the
> navigation mechanisms in the document to aid the screen reader users etc
> .
> I require a list of check-points to be tested for all kinds of
> disabilities and assistive technologies.
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Andrew
> Kirkpatrick
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2010 5:44 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Use of Headings
> Rakesh,
> I'm not sure what exactly you are looking for when you say "a document
> with test cases for PDF". Can you clarify?
> Thanks,
> Andrew Kirkpatrick
> Group Product Manager, Accessibility
> Adobe Systems
> http://twitter.com/awkawk
> http://blogs.adobe.com/accessibility
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2010 1:27 AM
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Use of Headings
> Hi folks,
> I am searching for a document with test cases for PDF accessibility. Can
> any one of you have similar info or any pointers to the same. An early
> response is highly appreciated.