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

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From: Cliff Tyllick
Date: Apr 29, 2015 1:50PM


Sylvia, can you give me a specific example of a document in which tge Adobe add-in has shown this advantage? Perhaps send me an example of a PowerPoint document and the two resulting PDFs off line?

The skeptics I work with will push me for details. 😉

Thanks in advance!

Cliff Tyllick
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
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> On Apr 29, 2015, at 2:32 PM, Howard Kramer < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> 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
>>
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> cell: 720-351-8668
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> AHEAD Association of Higher Education and Disability
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