[Ironic Note: While this site is responsive, the Google Trends graph, above, which shows relative search-volume for “EPUB” has fallen back to summer 2012 levels, may not display correctly on a phone or similar-sized device.] As it became clear to the IDPF that publishers weren’t going to give up on a crafted, beautiful, printable page, they added support for fixed-layout pages to EPUB. Publishers had said they wanted a single deliverable format that did it…
The comment period has closed on the US Access Board’s NPRM for the refresh of Section 508. This article reviews the 17 (out of 126) comments that mention PDF/UA. I’ve grouped… Reviewing PDF/UA-related comments on the Section 508 NPRM
And who might beat Apple and Adobe to it? It’s pretty easy to visualize what support for tagged PDF on mobile devices might look like, because the feature already exists… iOS Safari’s Reader View… when will it support PDF?
PLUS – 6 ways to beat the z-order problem in the first place! It’s the content reordering nightmare. You are manually tagging a PDF in Adobe Acrobat. All of a… 3 key tips for beating Acrobat’s z-order nightmare
The time when content producers could focus on delivering a given visual appearance without concerning themselves with underlying structure or reusability is coming to an end. As is so often… Accessible content: legal and regulatory update
A discussion on the WCAG listserv prompted me to think about lists. What’s the difference between the HTML and PDF treatment of list content? This short article contrasts HTML’s list tags with…
From time to time one still hears this assertion: “While PDF is a useful medium for some situations; when it is used, there must be a more accessible alternative provided… As a format, is PDF “sufficiently accessible”?
People call Crawford Technologies when they make a lot of documents. Organizations generating large volumes of statements, invoices and other transactional documents can turn to Crawford Technologies for mission-critical solutions… Crawford Technologies delivers PDF/UA solutions for transpromo and EOM applications