When exporting a table from Word 2013, the lines of a table are set within
<Span> tags are not allowed inside a
<TR> (table row) on the same level as the
<TD> tags (table cell). In addition, table lines must be marked as artifacts and must not be tagged.
Issue detected in PDFs made from:
- Microsoft Word 2013 for Windows
PAC 3 error message
Invalid use of a “Span” structure element
Failure Conditions of the Matterhorn Protocol
01-001 Artifact is tagged as real content. (→ manual testing)
09-004 A table-related structure element is used in a way that does not conform to the syntax defined in ISO 32000-1, Table 337. (→ automatic testing)
Manual approach in Acrobat
- The path element must be marked as Artifact. Right-click on the path element inside the navigation pane “Tags” and choose “Change Tag to Artifact…”.
- Delete the empty
See also “Create and check artifacts in Acrobat”.