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Re: PDFs and Page Numbers


From: L Snider
Date: Jan 28, 2015 12:42PM

Oh and that solves the problem for my reading order too! Basically if I
number pages in the Page Tab, and then make the footer into a background
image (that is where the page numbers and images are stored)-that solves
both issues!

Thanks again,


On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:39 PM, L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> 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!
> Cheers
> Lisa
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 1:12 PM, Jonathan Avila <
> <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> > 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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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto:
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>> Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 1:52 PM
>> To: WebAIM Discussion List
>> 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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