WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

E-mail List Archives

Thread: Seeking advice on picture captions


Number of posts in this thread: 1 (In chronological order)

From: J. B-Vincent
Date: Tue, Nov 22 2011 7:36AM
Subject: Seeking advice on picture captions
No previous message | No next message

Good morning everyone:

I got a question yesterday from someone who wants to create accessible PDFs that include pictures, e.g. for a newsletter. He also needs to use cut lines (captions) underneath the pictures. Traditionally, Word specifies use of text boxes grouped with the picture to keep picture and caption together, but he says this is not read properly by JAWS in the finished PDF.

Any input most welcome--thanks!