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Formatting Lists (Word and PowerPoint)

Lists in Microsoft Word or PowerPoint documents need structural list tags to allow screen reader users to easily navigate. Standard Guideline 1.3: Adaptable: Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)

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Converted Word/Powerpoint files to PDf

Converted Word/Powerpoint files to PDf

PDF files converted from Word or PowerPoint lack text styles, alternative text tags, and structural tags.  Standard Section 508 Compliance: Section 1194.22 Web-based intranet and internet information and applications. Example of Standard in Action PDF files need structural tags including header styles and list styles for navigation

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Formatting Images (Word or PowerPoint)

Formatting Images (Word or PowerPoint)

Images in Microsoft Office documents (.docx, .pptx) need appropriate descriptive tags in order to be accessible to users with vision impairment including those using screen readers Standard Guideline 1.1-  Text Alternatives: Provide text alternatives for any non-text content: 1.1.1 Non-text Content (Level A) All images, form image

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Formatting Tables (Word and PowerPoint)

Formatting Tables (Word and PowerPoint)

Tables in Microsoft Office documents (.docx, pptx) need to have appropriate structural elements and informational headers in order for users of screen readers to make sense of the information. Standard Guideline 1.3 Adaptable: Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without

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