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Re: PDF size and alternate link?


From: Shawn Bridges
Date: Feb 28, 2012 5:03AM

Thank you!
On Feb 28, 2012 3:19 AM, "Priti" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi Shawn,
> PDF link should be provided along with the link text and size information.
> You can do this in multiple ways: present as a PDF icon or present in text,
> icon is widely accepted.
> With regards to link to Adobe Reader, it depends on the number of PDF links
> present on the website.
> If the website includes links to PDF documents only on a couple of pages
> you
> can provide link to the reader on the web page itself after the PDF links
> and if the website includes many PDF links across several pages provide
> link
> to the reader in the help section.
> Hope this helps.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Priti Rohra
> Freelance Accessibility Consultant
> Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/pritirohra
> Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/priti-rohra/10/8a6/788
> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Shawn Bridges
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2012 11:50 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] PDF size and alternate link?
> My question relates to how a PDF link be best rendered on a web page to
> make
> it truly accessible. Should I list the PDF with a size and alternative link
> for downloading the reader?
> What works with JAWS and a text reader?
> Shawn