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Re: PDFs and Page Numbers


From: L Snider
Date: Jan 28, 2015 12:39PM

Hi Jonathan,

That sounds perfect, thanks so much. So I gather that Pro stores that
information differently and doesn't tag it as it would page numbers from
Word? That is very cool!



On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> >

> > Do you mark page numbers as artifacts (page)?
> The proper place to expose page, section, or other page numbers
> information that doesn't match the PDF page numbers for assistive
> technology is under the Page Tab. Right click or open the context menu and
> choose Number Pages. That way you can keep page numbers artifacts. There
> still may be some header and footer information that needs to be exposed by
> tagging -- but this method should solve the page number issue.
> Jonathan
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> Subject: [WebAIM] PDFs and Page Numbers
> Hi Everyone,
> I haven't seen this come up on the list for a long time, so I just wanted
> to see if things had changed.
> I am creating PDFs from Word documents, and they have page numbers.
> Do you mark page numbers as artifacts (page)? Or do you keep them as <P>?
> I like the artifact route, but I am open to changing that...I keep reading
> different things in terms of how users use them and like them.
> In the Reading Order panel, these documents always have the Page Number as
> 1 in the list. I was thinking about whether I should put the page number
> at the end (ie: Text on page, footer text, footer image, page number) as
> the text is way more important. However, here too I keep reading different
> things from users.
> Thanks in advance!
> Cheers
> Lisa
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