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RE: PDF and JAWS

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2000 17:45:09 -0400
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: <Jamie.Fox@USMint.Treas.Gov>
Message-ID: <001501bfcc12$a845fd60$53fe330a@msde>
Adobe doesn't advertise the fact that you can link to live translations of
PDF. documents.  Try surfing to (long URL follows:
http://access.adobe.com/perl/convertPDF.pl?url=http://www.usmint.gov/reading
_room/stratplan99.pdf

> -----Original Message-----
> How are you trying to read it?  If inside the PDF reader with the access
> plugin, make sure you've selected the Access View with ctrl-4 or from the
> View menu.
>
> I sent the URL you provided to pdf2txt@adobe.com and received back a text
> translation.  I didn't read through the entire file but what I
> did read had
> text I could understand.
>
> At 04:48 PM 6/1/00 -0400, you wrote:
>> I can't seem to get JAWS to read my pdf document.  It converts as well as
>> can be expected using the Adobe conversion tool.  What am I
>> missing that I
>> can't get JAWS to read it to me.  Is it me, JAWS or PDF that is
>> the problem?
>> The document is at http://www.usmint.gov/reading_room/stratplan99.pdf
>> <http://www.usmint.gov/reading_room/stratplan99.pdf>  if that helps.
>> Thanks.
Received on Thursday, 1 June 2000 17:49:28 GMT

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