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Fwd: Re: PDF accessibility

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 21:41:03 -0400
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>From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
>Subject: Fwd: Re: PDF accessibility
>
>
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>>From: Pranav Lal <nomad42@VSNL.COM>
>>Subject: Re: PDF accessibility
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>>Hi Allan,
>>
>>Since the release of Adobe Acrobat reader version 7, I have not had too many
>>problems with PDF accessibility. The main hurdle now comes when one has to
>>access protected PDF files.
>>
>>Pranav
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Equal Access to Software & Information
>>[mailto:EASI@LISTSERV.ICORS.ORG] On Behalf Of Fairmans
>>Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2006 9:19 AM
>>To: EASI@LISTSERV.ICORS.ORG
>>Subject: Re: PDF accessibility
>>
>>Alan,
>>
>>The following appeared in AFB's Access World publication, May 2006 Issue.
>>
>>http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw070312
>>
>>"A Free Utility for Accessing PDF Files
>>
>>Jamal Mazrui of the Empowerment Zone makes available online a free program
>>that converts single or several PDF files to plain text to facilitate easier
>>reading and navigating with screen readers. Download it from
>><www.empowermentzone.com/p2tsetup.exe>.
>>"
>>
>>
>>LuRetta
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Alan Cantor" <acantor@CANTORACCESS.COM>
>>To: <EASI@LISTSERV.ICORS.ORG>
>>Sent: Wednesday, June 07, 2006 7:47 PM
>>Subject: PDF accessibility
>>
>>
>> > Hello EASI Colleagues,
>> >
>> > Can anyone tell me their most recent experiences with PDF accessibility? I
>> > will be facilitating a general workshop next week on accessibility issues,
>> > and I have been asked to say something about PDF, both on and off the Web.
>> >
>> > All I know is that Adoble Reader still "breaks" the keyboard interface on
>> > the two browsers I happen to use...
>> >
>> > Alan
>> >
>> > Alan Cantor
>> > Cantor Access Inc.
>> > alan@cantoraccess.com
>> > www.cantoraccess.com
>> >
>> >
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