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DL, DT, DD in PDFs


From: Alan Zaitchik
Date: May 24, 2017 11:27AM

I am making accessible a rather long Pdf that includes a 10 page
I am restricted to the PDF file and Acrobat, and I cannot revert to the
original (Word?) document.
The Glossary section was generated as a series of paragraphs, one per
glossary item. Not even a list.

Now I can (laboriously and manually) create a List structure for the
Glossary items, but I wondered about using 'dl', 'dt', and 'dd' tags.
If this were an HTM document that is what I would use here.
Is that the preferred solution for PDF files as well? Will it make a
difference to assistive technology reading the PDF?

Your advice most appreciated!