Re: accessing links in a pdf file with nvda

Steve Nutt

Hi Brian,


I use Chrome now to read PDFs, it’s a much better experience.


All the best




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From: <> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 24 January 2022 01:05
Subject: Re: [nvda] accessing links in a pdf file with nvda


I am really starting to believe that there is either a bug in the latest Adobe Reader DC or else they've somehow changed in the Accessibility preferences in ways I don't understand.

First, I found that in accessibility settings that for the Always use Page Layout Style dropdown were set to Single Page, which would not give a screen reader access to the whole document in the manner that Single Page Continuous should.  But even with that changed, and all of the links working when you land on them and activate them, once you're on a page using link commands that should move to a previous or next link in the document are not working.

Does anyone use a PDF reader other than Acrobat (as I don't want to start playing the, "Which readers are accessible," game at the moment)?  I know that my reader of preference is not, and I'd love to examine it in another reader that someone who is a screen reader user knows to be accessible.

Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H2, Build 19044  

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