Making PDF documents accessible to users with visual or other impairments is an important -- and sometimes mandatory -- part of posting PDF content online. In his December 9 talk for Acrobatusers.com, PDF accessibility maven Duff Johnson will outline ways to build accessible PDF documents using the relevant features in Adobe Acrobat 9.
Specific details for the event are as follows:
Title: Making PDF files comply with Section 508 When: Wed, Dec 09, 2009 Time: 10:00 am US Pacific (1pm US Eastern)
Join Duff Johnson, chair of the US PDF Universal Accessibility Committee, on Wednesday, December 9 2009 at 10:00 am US Pacific, for a free Tech Talk on how you can use the features in Acrobat 9 to make PDF files fully accessible and Section 508 compliant. Learn how to create accessible PDF documents and forms, analyze existing PDF files for accessibility, and add other interactive features to make your documents and forms more accessible.
Duff will offer detailed advice on coping with the following common document structure challenges:
Walking the tags tree
Understanding content order vs tagging
When to tag, when to make an artifact
Setting column and rowspan in sophisticated tables.
OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.