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These resources . For the best accessibility practices regarding the creation of new documents, please check out our Creating Accessible Documents Guide.
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Microsoft Office Lens is an app that enabled users to take pictures of forms, whiteboards, business cards, and other documents. Its scan feature can be used in place of more traditional scanners, and provides an impressive Optical Character Recognition Function.
Checking the accessibility of PDF documents is integral to ensuring full course accessibility for our students. There are many ways to determine the accessibility of PDF documents; the easiest and most effective method is using Adobe Acrobat Pro. Adobe Pro is a PDF creation, editing, and verification software. Metropolitan State University of Denver provides access to Adobe Pro through the ITS department
Through reviewing these steps, you will be able to determine the accessibility of your PDF files, no matter their origin.
PDF documents are a common fixture in both academic and professional settings. They enable the sharing of fixed documents across a large audience, but they are often not accessible. The following steps outline the process of making a PDF accessible.
Now, a screen reader such as the Adobe Reader Read function, Read and Write, and JAWS can access your file.
The reading order provides a roadmap for students and notes key points of the document with appropriate labels like headers, figures, and tables, this allows screen readers navigate a document more efficiently. The computer can infer the order, but it can make mistakes or have misunderstandings about content. The reading order must be accurate to ensure the document is clear regardless of the user’s ability level. The following steps explain how to adjust the reading order of a PDF.
The following steps outline the process of making an accessible HTML document.
The content provided below are distributable guides and materials that covers the above guides as well as additional Document Accessibility Content.