[Athen] tips for converting a photoshop doc to accessible pdf

Kelmer, Susan M. SKelmer at stlcc.edu
Tue Mar 31 05:51:16 PDT 2009

> From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org]


> Behalf Of Howard Kramer

> So you mean if you create a file in photoshop - I created this file -

> there's no way to save it or export it from photoshop to an accessible

> pdf format (without doing ocr on the export)?

That's it exactly. Photoshop is strictly image-based, it doesn't really
know that what you put in is text. Just running it through OCR would
get you the result you needed. Note that there is no tagging function
in Photoshop, like there is in text-based programs like Acrobat, Word,

Hope that helps.

-Susan Kelmer

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