[vicsireland] PDF accessibility project

  • From: Mark Magennis <Mark.magennis@xxxxxxx>
  • To: Vics Mailing List <vicsireland@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2010 10:46:16 +0100

Here's something worthwhile giving feedback on if you have a spare moment. This 
guy Roger Hudson does some great work on accessibility. He's now looking at 
PDFs and needs some testing input from AT users.

Forwarded from Alan M. Dalton in the NDA:


Roger Hudson, an accessibility consultant, has published 3 PDF documents
that he created from Microsoft Word documents. He has asked for people who
use assistive technologies to let him know how accessible each PDF document
is [1]. He created 1 PDF document with Microsoft Word's "Save as PDF"
option. He created another PDF document with Adobe Acrobat 9.0, but didn't
modify its tag order. He created a third PDF document with Adobe Acrobat
9.0, and did modify its tag order.

It sounds like an interesting project.

[1] http://www.dingoaccess.com/accessibility/are-these-pdfs-accessible/

Alan Dalton
Accessibility Development Advisor for EtA http://www.nda.ie/eta
Access Officer for NDA http://www.nda.ie

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