Everything you put into the header or footer of a Word document, is going to be an Artifact and not tagged. Therefore, images with content value mustn’t be placed in it.
Images within the header or footer of a
.docx (Word 2013 document without compatibility mode) are incorrectly tagged if they are used with the “Behind Text” layout option.
Issue detected in PDFs made from:
- Microsoft Word 2013 for Windows
PAC 3 warning/error
There is no warning or error for this issue.
Failure Condition of the Matterhorn Protocol
01-001 Artifact is tagged as real content. (→ manual testing)
Manual approach in Word 2013
Since this issue only exists with the layout option “Behind Text” you might change this option if possible.
Manual approach in Acrobat
- The “Reading Order” tool can be used to select such an image
- The button “Background/Artifact” changes the image to an Artifact
- Repeat this step for each header or footer image