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Re: TDF Testing


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Mar 29, 2013 9:20AM

There are some tools that can help you.
If you have Adobe ACrobat X or XI there are some built-in toold
http>//www.adobe.com/accessibility is a goodplace to start with that.
The freeware tool from Access4All is also good basic testing (though I
cannot make it work well with PDF forms, it works pretty well with PDF
The tool is called PAC or PDF Accessibility Checker.
These are definitely good resources to get started.
CommonLook also has PDF accessibility checking tools, more advanced,
not free, but probably pretty powerful (again, I have no financial
ties or any ties to these, only repeating hearsay in this rgard, I've
been meaning to test these, but it's been hard to drum up the required
interest in PDF accessibility in Iceland, though I feel I am on the
verge of getting a buy-in).

On 3/29/13, Andrews, David B (DEED) < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> The JAWS "Quick Navigation Keys" do work in Adobe Acrobat, but their
> working in and of itself wouldn't mean the document was accessible.
> Dave
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> Subject: [WebAIM] TDF Testing
> I am being charged with testing some PDF documents. I work for U.S.D.A. and
> I need to say they are Section 508 compliant. Is there an easy way to do
> this? Can I jump from heading to heading using "h" as in a Web Page?
> Susie Stanzel
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