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Microsoft Word question


From: Dan Miller
Date: Apr 20, 2005 9:06AM

I am wondering about accessiblity issues regarding posting a document as an attachment in Microsoft Word format. I realize that for PDF attachments and the like, a link had to be provided in order to be able to download the free reader. How does one bypass this with Word docs? Is it 508 compliant just to post a Word doc as an attachment? Should one include also a plain text version of the document?

Also, are tables created in Word 508 compliant?

Many thanks