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Re: JAWS and FlashPaper

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From: Joshue O Connor
Date: Oct 25, 2005 8:40AM


Thats a good question. I asked a similar one after being at the launch
of Macromedia Studio 8 in Dublin, Ireland recently but it was relating
to the application Contribute. Here's what Andrew Kirkpatrick said about
exporting from MS Word

>Contribute will not add semantics when there is none already, but if you
>specify headings, links, table headings, tables, lists, etc., Contribute
>will create the appropriate HTML elements.
>
Does Flash Paper handle MS Docs in a similar fashion?

HTH

Joshue O Connor

Web Accessibility Consultant

**Centre for Inclusive Technology (CFIT)* *
National Council for the Blind of Ireland

<EMAIL REMOVED> +353 1 8821915


COHEN, ED wrote:

> Hello,
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> My agency will soon begin to use Contribute for remote content
> management. At the same time we are testing FlashPaper as a possible
> substitute for PDFs which are used sparingly.
>
> While the original Word document was not formatted using Styles, a PDF
> version of the document was successfully read by JAWS. The FlashPaper
> version however, is not read at all by my 4.5 version of JAWS.
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions or thoughts? Here is the FlashPaper file.
>
> Vigo County Redesignation plan
> <http://www.in.gov/idem/contrib_home/vigo_redes.swf>;
>
> Thank you very much
>
> Ed Cohen
>
> Web Accessibility Manager
>
> Indiana Department of Environmental Management
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