[Athen] [EXTERNAL] - Accessible PDFs without Acrobat
markgr at buffalo.edu
Mon Dec 7 08:39:29 PST 2020
We are exploring the use of AxesPDF (https://www.axes4.com/). It doesn’t require Acrobat Pro, and in my experience is easier to use than Acrobat Pro. Remediating PDFs has been an ongoing challenge for us because we don’t have a campus-wide license for Acrobat Pro and most faculty don’t have it.
Mark A. Greenfield
Web Accessibility Officer
Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
406 Capen Hall
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, N.Y. 14260
e-mail: markgr at buffalo.edu<mailto:markgr at buffalo.edu>
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My institution provided me with a laptop to work from home which has both Microsoft Office and also Acrobat Pro to let me work on remediation of documents. Are your remote staff having to use their own computers?
IT Accessibility Coordinator
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With our faculty working from home, I’ve run into an issue where some faculty don’t have access to Acrobat Pro to create accessible PDFs. Does anyone have a good alternative to Acrobat or just generally using PDFs? Any suggestions would be really helpful.
Web Accessibility Manager
Henry Ford College
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