[Athen] Fw: Office365 - Online vs Desktop applications for
Joseph Polizzotto MA
jpolizzotto at berkeley.edu
Fri Apr 2 13:05:23 PDT 2021
Another thing—in case it's relevant—is that employees wouldn't be able to
use WordToEPUB <https://daisy.org/activities/software/wordtoepub/>.
On Fri, Apr 2, 2021 at 8:34 AM Hunziker, Dawn A - (hunziker) <
hunziker at arizona.edu> wrote:
> Thank goodness, it's Friday! I don't know what keystroke I hit but my
> message was sent before I was done!
> Here's the completed thoughts/questions:
> Hi all,
> We are working to change licensing for Office365 applications at the
> University of Arizona. They would like to see most employees use the online
> applications (free) rather than a desktop application (requires a license).
> My Question: To have employees create accessible PDFs from their Office
> documents, do they need to have the desktop version or will the online
> application work? We have Adobe Pro licensing, so obviously the plugin
> wouldn't be available in the online Office stuff.... would that make a
> I know that anyone using a screen reader and possibly other assistive
> technology will need a desktop application just simply because the online
> versions are a bear to work with when using a screen reader - not
> necessarily impossible but certainly not nice.
> Thank you!
> Dawn Hunziker
> IT Accessibility Consultant, Sr. | Disability Resources
> The University of Arizona | hunziker at arizona.edu
> drc.arizona.edu | itaccessibility.arizona.edu
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*Alternate Media Supervisor*
Disabled Students' Program
University of California, Berkeley
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