E-mail List Archives

Re: PDFMaker vs. Word Add-in for pdf conversion

for

From: Howard Kramer
Date: Apr 29, 2015 1:32PM


Thanks Sylvia - that's the kind of info I was looking for.

-Howard

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 7:17 AM, Sylvia Richardson <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> I would recommend the Adobe add-in very strongly, especially for
> PowerPoint presentations or Word docs with headers/footers. It does a much
> better job of marking content as artifacts where appropriate. The automatic
> bookmarking is also better.
>
> -Sylvia
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of Howard Kramer
> Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 5:43 PM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List
> Subject: [WebAIM] PDFMaker vs. Word Add-in for pdf conversion
>
> I've noticed there are two contradictory views regarding PDFMaker vs. the
> Word/Office Add-in for Office 2010 and 2013. I've heard from some folks
> that the Word Add-in works fine and just as well as the PDFMaker Add-in. On
> the WebAIM site (http://webaim.org/techniques/acrobat/converting), they
> state, regarding the Word Add-in that:
>
> The tagging process may not be quite as good as with the Adobe add-in, but
> most content, such as heading levels, lists, and alternative text for
> images is exported.
>
> Is the above the general consensus or is this still up for debate. I'd
> like to know how strongly to recommend PDFMaker over the native Word Add-in.
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Howard
>
> --
> Howard Kramer
> Conference Coordinator
> Accessing Higher Ground
> 303-492-8672
> cell: 720-351-8668
>
> AHEAD Association of Higher Education and Disability
> > > at http://webaim.org/discussion/archives
> >
> Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
>
> Confidentiality Notice: This message is intended only for the use of the
> individual or entity to which it is addressed. This communication may
> contain individual protected health information ("PHI") that is subject to
> protection under state and federal laws, or other privileged, confidential
> or proprietary information of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
> that may not be further disclosed. If you are not the intended recipient,
> or the employee or agent responsible for delivering this communication to
> the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination,
> distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If
> you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately
> by replying to this message and deleting it from your computer. Thank you.
> > > > >



--
Howard Kramer
Conference Coordinator
Accessing Higher Ground
303-492-8672
cell: 720-351-8668

AHEAD Association of Higher Education and Disability