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RE: inaccessible pdf files


From: Patrick Lauke
Date: Nov 24, 2005 12:20PM

> Helen A

> I realise this is going to be thought off topic by some but I was
> sent a catalogue on cd, the files being in pdf format. Normaly this
> isnt a problem for me but this particular catalogue's text was at
> best 25% grey on a white background!

Helen, maybe I'm missing the point here, but: could you not override
the document's colours?
(in Acrobat 7: Edit > Preferences > Accessibility > Replace Document
Colors and choose a suitable foreground/background combination)

Patrick H. Lauke
Web Editor / University of Salford
Web Standards Project (WaSP) Accessibility Task Force