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RE: A Dyslexic Perspective on e-Content Accessibility&In-Repl y-To=<1047834447.3e74af4f957ea@webmail.sussex.ac.uk>&References =<1047834447.3e74af4f957ea@webmail.sussex.ac.uk>

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2003 16:53:46 -0500 (EST)
To: "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0303201652560.16710-100000@smarty.smart.net>

On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Scarlett Julian (ED) wrote:

> 
> Better still to save the Word doc as html and then run it through MS Office filter (assuming it's Word 2000) and Tidy then put it up as a web page. That's what I do to Word documents and it sorts them out good and proper :p
> 
> That said, if the original Word doc is marked up properly with headings etc and contains no images won't the resulting pdf be OK for screen readers? Please tell me if I'm wrong people.

non windoze users cannot read pdf documents and many windoze users will
not be able to read many pdf documents

Bob

> 
> Julian
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Harry Woodrow [mailto:harrry@email.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2003 12:18 AM
> > To: 'Peter Rainger'; w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: A Dyslexic Perspective on e-Content
> > Accessibility&amp;In-Reply-To=&lt;1047834447.3e74af4f957ea@web
> > mail.susse
> > x.ac.uk&gt;&amp;References=&lt;1047834447.3e74af4f957ea@webmai
> > l.sussex.a
> > c.uk&gt;
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > It probably would be better to use the save as word option 
> > and then run
> > the document through HTML Tidy rather than use PDF.  Or even 
> > if it is in
> > word Select all ...Copy it to Notepad to make it into 
> > straight text and
> > then copy it to your favorite HTML editor....Of course any 
> > images would
> > need markup.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Harry Woodrow
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-wai-ig-request@w3.org] On
> > Behalf Of Peter Rainger
> > Sent: Thursday, 20 March 2003 2:43 AM
> > To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: A Dyslexic Perspective on e-Content
> > Accessibility&amp;In-Reply-To=&lt;1047834447.3e74af4f957ea@web
> > mail.susse
> > x.ac.uk&gt;&amp;References=&lt;1047834447.3e74af4f957ea@webmai
> > l.sussex.a
> > c.uk&gt;
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Dear ALL,
> > 
> > Thankyou all for you taking the time to read my paper (if you could).
> > 
> > Sorry to those who are unable to read the Word Doc, 
> > unfortunately I use 
> > Word as my native word processing format and my intention was 
> > to allow 
> > those who wanted - to send me an edited version as some have done. I 
> > posted the origonal posting up while on the move and as such 
> > don't have 
> > access to produce other formats.
> > 
> > If you looked at the web page you should have seen that I do 
> > intend to 
> > put up a PDF version, but I have not been in my office for 
> > over a week 
> > and I do not have a PDF maker on the move.
> > 
> > I shall post a PDF version as soon as I can get a chance (I will then 
> > post a note to notify you all it is up).
> > 
> > I have had quite a few comments so far (especially thanks to 
> > Joe Clark) 
> > and will be attempting to encorporate them.
> > 
> > Pete Rainger
> > TechDis
> > 
> > 
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