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questions about accessible pdfs


From: Jeff Finlay
Date: Feb 24, 2004 6:44AM

Hi, we're working with a designer to develop a print user's guide for
our PBS telecast on accessibility in online learning in April. We had
asked her to design an accessible pdf but it appears that one can only
do so on a PC rather than a MAC, which she uses (with Quark). Is this

We have decided, in the interests of expediency, to have her create a
plain text alternative to the pdf guide. Is there anything important to
know regarding requirements and restrictions for the alternative text
version? The pdf guide has a photos and screen shots of web pages but
other than that is mainly text.

If interested in the telecast, please see


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