The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit’s objective is to establish a broad-based understanding of how PDF files should be tagged for accessibilty. It’s an opportunity to focus on establishing a common set of examples of accessible PDF content, and identify best-practice when tagging difficult cases.
The PDF Techniques Accessibility Summit will identify best-practices in tagging various cases in PDF documents. Questions to be addressed will likely include: the legal ways to tag a nested list, the correct way to caption multiple images, the appropriate way to organize content within headings.
My hospital emailed me a medical records release form as a PDF. They told me to print it, fill it, sign it, scan it and return it to the medical records department, in that order. In 2018? To get the form via email (i.e., electronically), yet be asked to print it? Did the last 20 years just… not mean anything! So I thought I’d be clever. I’d fill it first, THEN print it. Or better yet, never print it, but sign it anyhow, and return it along with a note making the case for improving their workflow. The story continues…
The PDF Association recognizes its members supporting PDF 2.0!
NOTE: All claims are made by the software publisher, and have not been vetted by the PDF Association. Please see the respective links for more information.
|Adobe Systems||PDF Print Engine|
|Datalogics||Adobe PDF Library|
|Global Graphics||Harlequin RIP|
|iText||iText Core 7.1 and later|
|Nuance||Power PDF 3|
|PDFlib||PDFlib 9 family|
|PDF Tools||3-Heights™ family|
|PDFTron||PDFTron PDF SDK|
|Solimar Systems||Solimar Print Director enterprise|
|Visual Integrity||PDF Conversion SDK|
|PDF Custom SDK (Object Data)|