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Re: Regarding accessible PDF authoring


From: Kornbrot, Diana
Date: Sep 28, 2012 6:08AM

How about Nuance

PDF Converter Professional 8 £99?
Claimed to be better than ADOBE acrobat

Would be interested in hearing form anyone who has experienced both

On 28/09/2012 01:10, "Birkir R. Gunnarsson" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

If you are refering to actobat Pro, then there are certain steps that
need to be taken using sight (i.e. not entirely accessible to a screen
reader user).
At least this was the case 6 months ago when I was looking into this process.

On 9/27/12, Bryan Garaventa < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> 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
> > > >
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