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Re: Untagged PDF doc with table structure


From: Jonathan Avila
Date: Feb 18, 2015 8:01AM

The temporary or virtual tags as Katen calls them IMO are not visible from the tags tree and can't be saved. I agree with Karen that if you want to use the add tags feature in Acrobat you should start without the temporary or virtual tags


> On Feb 18, 2015, at 7:59 AM, Lynn Holdsworth < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> 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
> accessible.
> 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
>>> >>> >>> >> >> >> > > >