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  1. * Introduction

Module8: Making PDF Documents Accessible

Estimated Time to Complete: 3 hours

Module 8 contains eleven topics. All topics are not required to be completed; you may start and stop at any point.


Upon completion of Module 8, you will be able to:


Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of file developed by Adobe as a means of distributing documents over the Internet. The strength of PDF lies in its ability to convert any document and consistently maintain the formatting of that document on the screen and in print, regardless of what kind of computer or printer is used and regardless of what software package was originally used to create the document.

Overall, there are four types of products for PDF accessibility:

Prerequisite Knowledge

To gain the most from Module 8, you should have familiarity with:

The next page presents information on the software and various files that are used in Module 8.

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