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From: Bryan Garaventa
Date: Sep 27, 2012 12:45PM


It's been a long time since I last looked into this, but does anyone know if the latest version of Acrobat Pro and JAWS13+ support accessible PDF authoring?

I'm not referring to accessible PDF documents that include tagging for accessibility, but rather, the ability for non-sighted authors to use the Acrobat editor to make PDFs accessible when they may not be.

For example, I know you can take an MS Word doc and convert this into a tagged PDF, but if the tagging isn't accurate, and it's necessary to modify the tagging to change or add headings, or to add form fields into a PDF where none were tagged before, can this be done using JAWS?

Thanks,
Bryan