- How to make structured documents using paragraph formatting styles
- How to apply paragraph styles to someone else’s Word document with minimal impact on page formatting and layout
- Setting the document language and other properties
- Using the Word to PDF macro; Accessibility checkpoints
- Using the Touch Up Reading Order tool; setting tab order
Monday, March 31, 2014
WAWG meeting, Tuesday, April 1, 1-2, 100 N. Hatcher Classroom
Making Word and PDF Documents Accessible
Not only are we responsible for making our HTML accessible, we must also ensure that our PDF documents can be accessed by those using assistive technology. Ruth Shamrajwill demonstrate making MSWord and PDF documents compliant with Section 508 standards and pass the Adobe Acrobat Accessibility Checker.
Shewill cover the following topics:
Hope you can make it!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
WAWG = Web Accessibility Working Group
Next meeting Tuesday, March 4, 1-2:30, 100 N. Hatcher classroom
ARIA is the bleeding edge of web accessibility and a challenge for everyone. I'm hoping you can join us as Colin Fulton and the Library team share their insights and experience working with ARIA.
The aim of this short informal talk is to give an overview of what ARIA is, why it is needed, and how to use—and not misuse—it. The talk will be informative and friendly for non-programmers and developers alike."
I know others have been working with ARIA (Gonzalo, Robert, Randall, et al.) and hope you folks can contribute to the conversation too. And for those of you who have been holding back, this is a good opportunity to get a finger hold on the topic.
If you want to whet your appetite before our meeting I would suggest taking a quick look at:
Hope to see you there!