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Please share your PDF/UA-compliance experiences. I encourage others to share your experiences in remediating PDFs for ISO 14289 (PDF/UA) compliance.

Please share your PDF/UA-compliance experiences

Let’s learn from each other’s experiences. I am working with documents that previously passed the Acrobat checker and PAC 1.3 along with manual checks for WCAG 2.0 compliance – so, the documents were as accessible as I knew how to make them. Below are the errors that I am seeing quite a bit from the new PAC2 PDF/UA-compliance checker. The “fix” is not necessarily the best, just what I have found that seems to work. I am using Acrobat Pro XI. error: Font not embedded fix: Tools > Print Production > Preflight > PDF fixups > Embed fonts comment: This does not always work as some font licenses do not allow embedding.

Error: Tagged content present inside an Artifact. Pdf Metadata Editor - Broken By Me. What is this?

Pdf Metadata Editor - Broken By Me

PDF Metadata Editor is a simple tool you can use to edit the metadata (Author, Keywors, etc.) of a PDF document. The tools is written in Java so you need a to have Java 8 installed in order to run it. Older Java versions might work but I haven’t tested. Features Support Basic, XMP Pdf, XMP Dublin Core and XMP Rights metadataUnicode support, can use all languages and encodingsDefault values to pre-fill if not set in the PDF fileRename file on Save using predefined templateCopy XMP to Document metadata or vice versa on SaveBatch clear, edit and rename metadata (requires license)Command line edit, clear and rename (requires license)Export metadata to JSON or YAML (requires license) Screencast.

Fss fixing accessibility errors in pdfs. Accessibility – What PDF/A-1a Really Means. Executive Summary PDF/A-1a is the higher of the two conformance levels for PDF/A.

Accessibility – What PDF/A-1a Really Means

This article explains that the “a” stands for “accessible”, and provides an overview of the end-user, business, regulatory and operational significance of conformance level “a”. Create accessible PDFs with Office 2016. When you save an Office 2016 file in Portable Document Format (PDF), you have the option to “tag” it, which makes it more accessible for people with disabilities.

Create accessible PDFs with Office 2016

Tagging helps screen readers, magnifiers, and other assistive technologies determine a logical reading order and navigate through the file. Tagging also allows for content reflow on large-type displays, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and mobile phones. In this article. Create accessible PDFs with Office 2016. The Social Security Administration Accessible Document Authoring Guide 2. Creating accessible PDFs in Adobe Acrobat. Improve the accessibility of PDFs by adding tags in Acrobat.

Creating accessible PDFs in Adobe Acrobat

If a PDF doesn’t contain tags, Acrobat attempts to tag it automatically when users read or reflow it, and the results may be disappointing. With a tagged PDF, the logical structure tree sends the contents to a screen reader or other assistive software or hardware in an appropriate order. For best results, tag a document when converting it to PDF from an authoring application. Examples of these applications include Adobe FrameMaker®, Adobe InDesign®,Microsoft Word, or OpenOffice Writer. Making Files Accessible. Making content accessible to people with disabilities online begins with making files compliant from the start.

Making Files Accessible

Use the videos and step-by-step resources below to learn how to make your files. Myth: "X" file format (Word, PDF, PowerPoint, Audio, Video, you-name-it) doesn't have to be 508 compliant.FACT: Since June 2001 the law has required all content created using federal money to be 508 compliant. This includes government hosted or contractor hosted websites and intranet sites. This also includes content hosted by third-party services like YouTube. Myth: I can avoid 508 compliance because tagging PDFs creates an undue burden.FACT: The Office of Disability states that the cost of correcting content to meet section 508 standards must exceed 5% of the total HHS discretionary budget in order to qualify as an undue burden.

Myths & FACTS about 508. Myth: "X" file format (Word, PDF, PowerPoint, Audio, Video, you-name-it) doesn't have to be 508 compliant.

Myths & FACTS about 508

FACT: Since June 2001 the law has required all content created using federal money to be 508 compliant. This includes government hosted or contractor hosted websites and intranet sites. This also includes content hosted by third-party services like YouTube. Myth: I can avoid 508 compliance because tagging PDFs creates an undue burden. FACT: The Office of Disability states that the cost of correcting content to meet section 508 standards must exceed 5% of the total HHS discretionary budget in order to qualify as an undue burden. Infographics: PDF/UA and WCAG 2.0. Following publication of PDF/UA in the summer of 2012, AIIM’s US Committee for PDF/UA published a mapping between WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria and PDF/UA to help guide policy makers, software developers and authors consider their responsibility for various parameters of WCAG 2.0 conformance in a PDF/UA context.

Infographics: PDF/UA and WCAG 2.0

As the first in a series of articles comparing WCAG 2.0 and PDF/UA we start with a graphical explanation of coverage from the WCAG 2.0 Success Criteria point of view. In a later piece we’ll examine WCAG 2.0′s coverage of PDF/UA’s clauses. Add, format, or delete captions in Word - Word. You can add captions to figures, equations, or other objects.

Add, format, or delete captions in Word - Word

A caption is a numbered label, such as "Figure 1", that you can add to a figure, a table, an equation, or another object. It's comprised of customizable text ("Figure", "Table", "Equation" or something else that you type) followed by an ordered number or letter ("1, 2, 3... " or "a, b, c... " typically) which can be optionally followed by some additional, descriptive, text if you like. 1. Text that you select or create.