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Re: Reccomendations, images in PDF or MS Word files

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 14:52:44 -0500
To: "Tipton, William" <bill.tipton@hp.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-Id: <9f7b4f74.7927b7ca.938e700@expms1.cites.uiuc.edu>

There is at least one tool that allows you to create
accessible HTML versions of word documents:


If images are in the word file the tool will prompt you to
describe the image.  If the image is a chart generated from an
excel spreadsheet, it can automatically generate text
equivalents for you.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 12:21:56 -0700
>From: "Tipton, William" <bill.tipton@hp.com>  
>Subject: Reccomendations, images in PDF or MS Word files  
>To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
>Are there any recommendations and techniques for resolving images
>embedded in PDF or MS Word files that are placed on web pages?
>Maybe like putting alternative text on those images. If this
is possible
>would screen readers pick up these images?
>If you know of any resources for resolution and the
techniques to do
>such a thing can I have the URL's so I can resolve any issues.
>Thanks for your guidance.
>Bill Tipton

Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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