In InDesign you can define heading tags manually through the paragraph style settings. For tables, lists and footnotes you’ll automatically get the appropriate tags if you use the available tools correctly.Continue reading "Defining PDF tags in InDesign"
PDF tags are not only needed to give content a semantic meaning, but also to determine the logical reading order. In InDesign, the order of the tags can be defined so that the logical reading order is already correct for the generated PDF.Continue reading "Defining logical reading order in InDesign"
Decorative and page-related information must be marked as an artifact to be ignored by assistive technology. Artifacts can already be defined in InDesign and converted to PDF.Continue reading "Defining artifacts in InDesign"
One of the key structure elements are nested multi-level headings. Such structuring work can be achieved by consistently using paragraph styles in Word.Continue reading "Defining PDF tags in Word"
Decorative and page-related information must be marked as an artifact to be ignored by assistive technology. Artifacts can already be defined in Word and converted to PDF.Continue reading "Defining artifacts in Word"
The complete tagging of a PDF in Acrobat is only recommended if the authoring software does not allow PDF export with tags (Tagged PDF) or if the source document is not available. More below you will learn how to add or adjust single tags in Acrobat.Continue reading "Create and modify PDF tags in Acrobat"
PDF tags are not only needed to give content a semantic meaning, but also to determine the logical reading order. In Acrobat, the order of the tags within the tag tree can be modified.Continue reading "Adjust logical reading order in Acrobat"
Working with the so-called tag tree, which is shown in the navigation pane “Tags”, can be a bit confusing, especially at the beginning. To counteract this, some techniques are explained in this article.Continue reading "General working with PDF tags in Acrobat"
Decorative and page-related information must be marked as an artifact to be ignored by assistive technology. If artifacts cannot already be defined in the manufacturing program, this must be done manually in Acrobat.Continue reading "Create and check artifacts in Acrobat"
An alt text (short for alternative text) describes a non-text element, like an image or a graphic. The invisible text can be read and displayed by software, especially AT. In this post we’re looking how to add such alt texts in Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat.Continue reading "Add an alt text"
One of the main tools for structuring documents is the use of headings. On a visual level, headlines are usually marked with larger font sizes or bolder font styles.Continue reading "Structure with the help of multi-level headings"
The semantics and the logical reading order can be checked in Adobe Acrobat using the tag tree. However, this might not be very comfortable and clear, which is why further possibilities are shown here.Continue reading "Check semantics and logical reading order"
This overview shows the most important tags from the PDF 1.7 standard. The reference helps you to choose the correct and semantic tags.Continue reading "Overview of the PDF tags"