Presented at 9:00am in Westminster II on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.#29288
- Karen McCall, Senior Advisor, Accessible Document Design, Karlen Communications
- Length of Session: 5-6-hr
- Format: Bring-your-own Device Workshop: Adobe Acrobat Pro DC on their computers
- Expertise Level: Intermediate
- Type of session: Pre-conference
Participants begin the workshop with an accessible tagged PDF form template with placeholders/questions demonstrating a variety of form controls that can be added to create an accessible PDF form. Learn how to create radio buttons, check boxes and either drop-down or combo boxes. Take away an example of an accessible PDF form.
Participants begin the workshop with an accessible tagged PDF form template with placeholders/questions demonstrating a variety of form controls that can be added to an accessible PDF form. Some of the form controls covered in the workshop are text form controls, check boxes, radio buttons, calculated form controls, and drop-down lists. Participants will learn the basics of designing a form template in Word (other applications) , convert the form template to a tagged PDF, add the correct form controls for the type of question/information requested, add the form controls to the Tags Tree and perform a quality assurance process on the form. Learn how to effectively use the Appearance tab, Format tab, and Options tab in a form control properties dialog. Participants will leave the pre-conference workshop with a sample accessible PDF form they can refer to when creating other accessible PDF forms.
- Learn the basics of accessible form template design
- Learn how to start with tagged accessible PDF form template and add the correct form cotnrol for question
- Learn how to add the ToolTips and other attributes for a form control
Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Administrative/Campus Policy, Legal, Procurement, Research, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized
Karen McCall, M.Ed. has been working in the field of accessible document design since 1999. She began her career in website accessibility and auditing and moved to accessible Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents in 2004. Karen is:
A Canadian delegate of the ISO 14289 or PDF/UA (Universal Accessibility) committee and has been for a number of years. A Canadian delegate to the ISO 32000 PDF committee. A Microsoft MVP for Word (Most Valued Professional) since 2009. A Microsoft Accessibility MVP since 2017 when this category of MVP was established.
Karen has written several books on the topic of accessible document design for Word, PowerPoint and PDF documents as well as smaller publications with specific techniques for working with Office applications if you are using adaptive technology and/or the keyboard.
Karen is the president of Karlen Communications.