Free PDF accessibility talk by Duff Johnson

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.

To register for this event, go to the official event page

Both FDFMerge and FDFMerge Lite 6.0 are available immediately from the Appligent Document Solutions website.

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