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Re: PDF column tag


From: Murphy, Sean
Date: Jul 25, 2022 5:00PM


We are uplifting a legacy system that generates PDF files via a Java program. I have conversations with the team today on this and will share.

Sean Murphy

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I think it’s worth adding that using table structures for “presentation” purposes only, rather than for expressing data relationships, violates Matterhorn 15-004 and will prove inconvenient for screen reader users.
Are you truly stuck with the tables?
Alan Zaitchik