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RE: Acrobat 6.0 Accessibility issues


From: Webb, KerryA
Date: Dec 15, 2005 5:40PM

Chris wrote:

> To any who may have insight,
> I am responsible for teaching faculty, at a community college, the
> process of creating accessible PDF documents. I have been trying for
> some time to document out a process of converting a Word (XP) document
> file to accessible PDF; and I continue to be frustrated with the
> results of this procedure or process.
. . .
> Unfortunately I am left to working with Acrobat 6.0, since I have
> limited support from my own IT department. Has anyone had similar
> experiences attempting to create accessible PDF documents in Acrobat
> 6.0? Any suggestions as to what I may try? Any help would be appreciated.

I received a pre-release copy of Acrobat 6.0 last year and found the same problems.

I reported them to the local Adobe rep, who checked back with the developers and said that they had not previously been aware of the issues.

We weren't too impressed with their Accessibility credentials.


Kerry Webb
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