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Re: Untagged PDF doc with table structure


From: Lynn Holdsworth
Date: Feb 18, 2015 5:58AM

Thanks for the confirmation Jonathan. This is pretty impressive stuff.
I presume that if I were to examine the doc in Acrobat pro, it would
present with no tags at all. Frustratingly, I'll need to wait until
someone's available to help me download and install it before I can
find out. Really hoping the Acrobat accessibility interface is itself

Best, Lynn

On 18/02/2015, Jonathan Avila < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> It is my experience too that Adobe Reader can add a temporary set of tags to
> untagged document
> Acrobat Pro can also apply OCR.
> Jon
>> On Feb 18, 2015, at 7:37 AM, Lynn Holdsworth < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
>> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Apologies if PDF accessibility is off topic. If so is there a list
>> that covers this?
>> But if not ...
>> I open a PDF document, and Adobe Reader alerts me that it's untagged.
>> So I begin to peruse it using JAWS, and come across a table whose
>> structure is robust enough for me to move around it using the JAWS
>> table keystrokes.
>> Does this mean there *are* tags in the document after all? Or has
>> Adobe Reader used heuristics to add tags to improve the doc's
>> accessibility, since my settings flag up that I'm using a
>> screenreader?
>> I tried to download a trial version of Acrobat Pro so as to examine
>> the document structure, but the download assistant seems inaccessible.
>> Thanks as always, Lynn
>> >> >> > > > >