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Request for a statement about PDF accessibility from Serif please


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There is a thread

https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/65212-tagged-pdf-support-for-accessibility/

that has been going since 2018.

Can Serif make a statement in that thread about what it will do about this important issue please?

William Overington

Monday 25 January 2021

 

 

 

Using a Lenovo laptop running Windows 10 in England

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Adding my weight to this request after a sudden end of job new request from a client. Have tackled colour usage for sight issue legibility but am unable to get a PDF that 'reads' in anything but most garbled form.Trying to tackle in Acrobat doesn't work as no structure is present to begin with, some long sections of paragraph text are spelt out letter by letter at high speed.

Have tried reordering layers in an attempt to alter random read order but this makes no difference.

If there is any method of working with/around this please advise. And as many others have stated this is now becoming a major request and compliance issue.

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REname your styles as HTML tags in Publisher...  It is a pain but you can structure PDFs in Acrobat DC.Look at document Structure in Acrobat DC.  

It would so much better if Serif got on board. The good news is that an ePub uses HTML and CSS as well as accessible documents .... it is all about 
document structure and syntax.

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