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Re: PDF - when spcifying the language of a form using Lifecycle, is it enough to use the locale property?

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From: Trafford, Logan
Date: Sep 24, 2013 12:03PM


Hi Birkir

By reapplying the language in Acrobat Pro after the document has been saved out is the only way we have been successful. I am also anxious to know if there is a tried/true method within LiveCycle itself without having to add the extra step. Like you, we have found that the language attribute applied within LiveCycle does NOT get applied to the PDF when saved.

Logan Trafford

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Subject: [WebAIM] PDF - when spcifying the language of a form using Lifecycle, is it enough to use the locale property?

Greetings

The conundrum of the day for me is, what needs to happen when designing forms in Adobe Lifecycle to make sure that the document language is communicated correctly to screen readers when users open the form.
There is the mention of the locale of the form which would be fine if form was an English form, but what if I wanted to design a French or Icelandic form in Lifecycle, which property would I have to define and how to ensure that the language is communicated to assistive technologies.
Thanks
-Birkir
Birkir R. Gunnarsson
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