Re: PDF: Alternate Text and Description of tables
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I’m really sorry. I just read your reply and checked again.
What I didn’t notice during my quick look yesterday is that my Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 64 was immediately crashing when I opened the PDF I’d just created and I was being placed back in the Word document. Therefore, I was hearing the table title and long description, but I was back in Word. Please excuse me.
I haven’t been able to review the issue today because I can’t get my Acrobat Reader DC 64 to run while NVDA or Narrator is running. I’ve tried on two machines.
Interested to know if anyone else has any feedback or suggestions. However, if you have the accessibility tags checked, I’ll bet it’s an export limitation.
As an effective work-around, you could place the table title above the table using the appropriate heading level. This will enable easy navigation and a clear indication of the information that follows. If a long description is require to ensure the user will understand the table, place this in-between the heading and the table. That way, you can be sure it will be easily accessible for everyone.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Sandra Pilz
Sent: Saturday, 17 April 2021 6:30 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] PDF: Alternate Text and Description of tables
Thanks for checking this for me.
However, I do have the accessibility tags option checked. I have updated both Office and Acrobat Reader DC. I am also using Office 365
I have now opened the exported PDF in Word again to see if word would still show the alt text and the table description. It didn't. It didn't even show the heading of the document, this is the main heading not a header of the table. However, the heading was present in Acrobat Reader, so I don't really understand what's going on here...
Do you have any idea what else I might check?
Am 16.04.2021 um 22:37 schrieb benmoxey@...: