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Re: Quark to tagged pdf


From: Eoin Campbell
Date: Jun 10, 2004 3:45AM

I would also be very interested in knowing more about how to
make Quark-generated PDFs more accessible.

BTW, I have started to advise my clients to use Adobe InDesign
for typesetting, in order to make accessible PDF generation
part of the production process. I'm not familiar with
InDesign myself, and initial feedback is that it is not that
straightforward to generate accessible PDFs from InDesign either.
Are there any tutorials available?

At 08:55 10/06/2004, Melanie Zwack wrote:

>Yes, I work on these kinds of files.
>It's not a nice process, and in some cases it is determined that it is not possible to do
>The one work around is to place text that is jumbled in the alt tag of figure elements -
>I can explain this further - just let me know!
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>This one is a fun one.
>Just got put on a project where the client is tasked with creating "accessible" pdf's of booklets they have done in Quark/Mac for a government entity.
>They are required to do PDF's because they 'must look exactly like the printed booklet'. However since it is to go on a govt web site, they must be "accessible".

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