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From: Thompson, Rachel
Date: Jul 29, 2014 7:43AM


Could someone point me to a good source on ways to avoid this in the
initial document creation, as mentioned by both Bevi and Duff?

Rachel

Dr. Rachel S. Thompson
Director, Emerging Technology and Accessibility
Center for Instructional Technology
University of Alabama
http://accessibility.ua.edu







On 07/28/14, 4:41 PM, "Chagnon | PubCom" < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

And the best solution is to not have that problem at all!

If the original source document from Publisher, Word, or InDesign is
constructed correctly, the PDF that's exported from the source file won't
have this problem.

Our firm and several others on this list have classes to teach writers,
editors, and graphic designers how to do this.

-Bevi Chagnon
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-----Original Message-----
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[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Ryan E. Benson
Sent: Monday, July 28, 2014 5:26 PM
To: WebAIM Discussion List
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Disappearing PDF content

Yes. Some people fix it by playing with the reading order. Personally, i go
to the content pane, find the text that disappeared. There is usually an
image/figure or artifact tag above or below it. swapping these usually
fixes
it. More complex layouts may need similar tweaking.

--
Ryan E. Benson


On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Iaffaldano, Michelangelo <
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> Recently I have had to use Acrobat to make a PDF newsletter more
> accessible. The document had been created in Microsoft Publisher and
> its reading order was especially bad. One problem I encountered is
> that sometimes, when moving a tag to its appropriate place in the
> reading order pane - for example, placing a heading above the
> pertinent paragraph - the corresponding text would become invisible in
> the document viewer. Has anyone encountered this and is there a way to
avoid it?
>
> Michelangelo
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