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Re: help authoring tools that create tagged PDF


From: Olaf Drümmer
Date: May 22, 2014 7:42AM

The best options to my knowledge are:

- Microsoft Word 2010 or newer, plus CommonLook Office ( http://www.commonlook.com/CommonLook-office )
- Adobe InDesign CS 5.5 or newer, plus axaio MadeToTag plug-in ( http://www.axaio.com/doku.php/en:products:madetotag ).

Both Word and InDesign can export directly to tagged PDF, but that tagged PDF is often not sufficiently accessible. The above mentioned additional tools help to get to fully accessible PDFs.

The quality of tagged PDF can be checked with the free PDF Accessibility Checker (additional semantical / manual checking necessary!) - cf. http://www.access-for-all.ch/en/pdf-lab/pdf-accessibility-checker-pac.html .


Disclaimer: MadeToTag is a product developed by my company axaio software.

On 22 May 2014, at 15:26, Melissa Romanotto < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Has anyone had a positive experience with a help authoring tool that creates tagged PDF? A co-worker needs to create a PDF user manual and her current tool that does not have the option of exporting directly as tagged PDF. Thanks for your help, Melissa Romanotto