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Accessible PPT, Word and Excel TEMPLATE repository resources


From: Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL
Date: Oct 25, 2016 8:53AM


I am looking for excellent Accessible PPT, Word and Excel - specifically TEMPLATE building and storage resources to help improve document libraries and mandatory reports.

Not really looking for the how-to-make a document accessible (but that is OK if a stellar resource), but looking more towards the architectural resources and ideas behind - storage repository requirements and processing of accessible templates that make it easier for non-technical staff to access to enable them to deliver accessible documents.

I have some ideas on this, but would like to match those thoughts against actual known implementations and experiences.

The planned paradigm is of PPT templates that can be stored in a SharePoint repository - outside of actual presentations - to keep down PPT file size - for many (perhaps 100 or more) accessible highly graphical chart and graph PPT templates for use by non-technical folks.

Seems like a lot of fluff for PPT files, right? - yep, but the major reports of the client, a compliance organization - require PPTs used for their most vital and important, highly graphic (colored timelines, charts and graphs), quarterly reports in this PPT format.

Will need the same kind of repository for WORD and EXCEL templates, but that priority is lower than the PPT Reports at this juncture.

Thanks for any resources or experiences that can be shared.


* katie *

Katie Haritos-Shea
Principal ICT Accessibility Architect (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)

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