Accessible and Usable PDF Documents

Techniques for Document Authors, Fourth Edition (Book)

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This fourth edition of the book, first published in 2005, will give you an in-depth understanding of how to create and work with accessible tagged PDF documents.

Chapter titles include: Tags Panel, Order Panel, Content Panel, Accessible Fillable Forms in Adobe Acrobat Pro, Form Designer, Scanned PDF Documents, Remediation Techniques, PDF form Web Pages, Document Properties and Quality Assurance process.

Accessible and Usable PDF Documents is a must have for anyone working in the field of accessible PDF documents. It is a great reference with 1021 pages of step-by-step instructions and resources.

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Karen McCall, M.Ed.
Karen McCall, M.Ed.

Karen wrote the first book on creating and working with tagged PDF documents (2005) and the first book on creating and remediating more accessible Word documents (2005). Her PDF book is currently in its fourth edition (2017). There have been several iterations of the Word book, the latest, "Styles in Word: A Primer for Accessible Document Design" was published in 2017.In 2018, she published "Accessible Fillable PDF forms".

Karen has been a Microsoft MVP for Word since 2009 and a Microsoft Accessibility MVP since the additional category was created in 2014. Until August 2018, she was a Canadian delegate to the ISO 32000 (PDF) and ISO 14289 (PDF/UA) committees for over 8 years.

Content in this course is copyright Karen McCall.

Course Curriculum

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