Create accessible PDF forms and documents with Acrobat Pro DC

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If you don't have access to the source file, and the PDF is linked from your Canvas course, see Improve the accessibility of PDF documents in Canvas for another method.

The PDF Accessibility series of six, hour-long webinars, presented by Adobe, will show you how to make an accessible tagged PDF using Acrobat Pro DC. Included are .zip files of the documents used in each session, provided for your practice.

To get the most from the videos, complete the first two sessions before moving on to advanced topics. Suggested paths:

  • If you have a simple PDF, complete sessions 1 and 2.
  • If your PDF includes complex tables, complete sessions 1, 2, and 3.
  • If your PDF includes complex lists, complete sessions 1, 2, and 4.
  • If you are scanning an existing document, complete sessions 1, 2 and 4.
  • If your PDF includes forms, complete sessions 1, 2, 5, and 6.

Session descriptions

  1. Introduction to PDF Accessibility: Learn how to configure your workspace with all the necessary tools. You will also learn about the importance of accessible source documents and how conversion methods affect the resulting PDF.
  2. The Basics of Remediating an Inaccessible PDF: Learn how to change existing tags and add new tags.
  3. Advanced PDF Accessibility - Complex Tables: Learn how to correctly tag complex tables.
  4. Advanced PDF Accessibility - Scanned Documents & Complex Lists: Learn how to tag a scanned document and place multiple paragraphs inside each list bullet.
  5. Accessible PDF Forms - Adding Form Fields to a Tagged PDF: Learn how to add form fields to a tagged PDF, including how to correctly tag the new fields.
  6. Accessible PDF Forms - Adding Form Fields Before Tagging: Learn how to add form fields before tagging the PDF, including how to fix tagging errors.

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