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Re: Watermarks in Word docs

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From: Ilana Gordon
Date: Dec 7, 2017 12:27PM


Thanks so much!

On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Karlen Communications <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> ...and add it to the Title in the Document Title area (Alt + F, letter I,
> Q, S). then choose the Advanced Properties dialog. That way if you save the
> document as a PDF file, and the Show Title is chosen as per PDF/UA instead
> of the filename, you're covered.
>
> If you simply type it into the Document Title area of the Info tab in
> Word, that information doesn't seem to synchronize with the advanced
> Properties dialog so you'll have to type the document title information in
> the tagged PDF if the document is converted.
>
> I usually put the text on a blank line and make the text white so it
> doesn't show but TTS and screen readers can find it.
>
> Cheers, Karen
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 1:56 PM
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> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Watermarks in Word docs
>
> I recommend adding the watermark text to the filename (e.g. SAMPLE - the
> real fileneme.docx). file name is first thing read by a screen reader. the
> filename appears in the center of the word user interface, easy to see.
> front loading the file name with the watermark text ensures it will
> display in the user interface without being truncated.
> Also, recommend adding the watermark text as a header and/or footer (tho
> screen reader might not find it), or if possible make the first line of the
> document the watermark text in bold (e.g. *SAMPLE SAMPLE SAMPLE ...*)
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:41 AM, Ilana Gordon < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> wrote:
>
> > Looking for some guidance for the use of watermarks. I've always
> > understood that they are a no no or low vision/contrast issues. We
> > have some docs that have a watermark that is a light grey and indicates
> the doc is a sample.
> >
> > Any info on best practice in this case?
> >
> > Ilana
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>
>
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Ilana Gordon
President
Word Wizards, Inc
8609 2nd Avenue, Unit 406-B
Silver Spring, MD 20910
*v.*301-986-0808 *fax.*301-986-0809
*Direct: 240-380-2639*
www.wordwizardsinc.com