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Re: Accessible Hyperlinks in PDF


From: Mallory van Achterberg
Date: Oct 31, 2014 2:10AM

On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at 07:57:25PM +0000, Sherry Crysup wrote:
> I had the same trouble. I followed Jonathan's suggestion. I found after you found the link and tag the link you need to go into the tag and set the title, actual text, alt txt, and the most important Language in property tag. I found without setting the language, JAWS would not recognized the link. I also, found that if I went to Content (located on the left hand side do not confuse with content editing), look under Annotations for link, and right click on "show in tag panel" it would take me to the correct tag to edit. Then right click on properties and updated the information. I also, looked under the tag area for extra links that did not have an OBJR under a link tag and deleted these links because they came up when using Insert + F8 to see links and the links do not work. Finally yet importantly to make all this work you have save and then get out of the document and come back into.
> Thank you Jonathan for without your suggestion I would not have found the solution to my problem. There may be an easier way but this worked for me.
> Sherry

I dunno about the rest of you but I think this is ridiculous and an
outrage. Why should *any* author have to jump through *this many*
hoops to make a link work in a PDF?? The software is broken.