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Re: Accesibility of PDF files & editing them

From: Steven McCaffrey <smccaffr@MAIL.NYSED.GOV>
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2002 15:06:22 -0500
Message-Id: <sca9c8f6.017@MAIL.NYSED.GOV>
To: <lguarino@adobe.com>, <Viral.Patel@exim.gov>
Cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Hi Loretta and all:

     I have a slightly off topic (specific topic of alt text/forms in PDF) but it may be related.  I was interested lately in reading PDF's that contain equations.  One example is
Richard Feynman's nobel lecture
http://www.nobel.se/physics/laureates/1965/feynman-lecture.pdf
The Adobe translation tools and accessibility  plugin work well on the text portion, but the equations, as one might guess, get a bit garbled.
I was wondering if there might be a PDF to latex converter perhaps?
Might there be other suggestions?

Thanks,  

Steve

Steve McCaffrey
Senior Programmer/Analyst
ITS
NYSED

>>> Loretta Guarino Reid <lguarino@adobe.com> 04/02/02 12:23PM >>> 
Have you looked at the document at 

http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/pdfs/CreateAccessibleAdvanced.pdf 

It describes a number of techniques for repairing accessibility problems in 
PDF files. 

Loretta Guarino Reid 


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