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Re: Creating a parallel PPT when the original is a mess??


From: Ryan E. Benson
Date: Jun 20, 2017 2:42PM

The answer is no not really, unless there is literally no other option. The
times when I get this argument is either the author doesn't know/understand
what needs to happen, or just doesn't want to make the effort.

I have been working at the federal level for 7 years, I can count the
number of videos I have seen in a PPT on one hand. For the videos, if
they're being embedded from say YouTube, you might want to put a link to
the video versus the embed. This gives the accessibility of YouTube, vs
the player is non-compliant in PPT - if I recall correctly.

The only way I can think a PPT having thousands of layers, would be if each
slide had it's own look, or if the PPT was made in Office 2003 or
something. I would apply one of the stock themes. My hunch is, that may
solve a decent amount of issues. After that, look through for images and
such that can be grouped together.

Ryan E. Benson

On Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Andrea Miralia <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Can someone here remind me if it is 508-compliant to create a new, plain,
> PPT to accompany an original PPT that is too complex and problematic to
> make compliant?
> I've gotten the go-ahead to do this instead of trying to backwards-repair
> a crazy PPT with audio, MPGS, and thousands of layers.
> Andréa Miralia
> Signature Consulting Group
> > > > >