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Re: Character limit on alt-text in PDF?


From: Olaf Drümmer
Date: Jun 28, 2013 2:03PM

Hi Gabe,

there is no strict limit. Some will assume that having an alt text longer than 32 kilobytes (32767 bytes) might not be a good idea.

What kind of limit are you running into? Why would you have to have a very long description to begin with?


On 28 Jun 2013, at 20:43, McMorland, Gabriel wrote:

> Is there a character limit on the alt-text for images in PDFs?
> If not, then how long is too long?
> Also, where do you usually put long descriptions for complex images in PDFs hosted on a website? If it was HTML I could use longdesc, but I'm not sure where to put them with the PDFs used in our online courses.
> Thanks for your thoughts,
> Gabe
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