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Re: PowerPoint Accessibility Question?


From: Ryan E. Benson
Date: Jun 1, 2012 4:43PM

I agree with Jared. At work we allow PPT files that are accessible to
be posted internally because we know all computers have Office.
However for external files, the PPT must have a HTML/PDF version along
side of them. A plain text or a Word version is not suitable for an
alternate version in our view.

Ryan E. Benson

On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> By my understanding, your summary of PPT accessibility is spot on.
> Because WebAIM (and prefereably this list content) is focused on *web*
> accessibility, for presentation content online, we first recommend to
> use about anything other than PowerPoint, but when PowerPoint must be
> used, typically exporting it to PDF and fixing accessibility issues in
> the PDF provides a much more accessible experience.
> Jared
> > >