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RE: Excel to PDF Question

From: Jonathan Avila <jon.avila@ssbbartgroup.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 21:09:26 -0500
Message-ID: <c51077f062d0efb019730820d8dc9f18@mail.gmail.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Ř    I am trying to tag a heading in Microsoft Excel and have that tag be
converted into the PDF.

I and another employee created an Excel to Section 508 HTML data table
conversion program in VBA some years ago that used “names” to indicate
headings/id/headers in Excel.  The converter then turned these into
headings and pulled the format properties and turn them into CSS.  The JAWS
screen reader also uses names to indicate row and column headers for
different regions of the document.  This might be your best option to use
the name manager.


*From:* Daman Wandke [mailto:daman@damanw.com]
*Sent:* Wednesday, February 08, 2012 8:33 PM
*To:* w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
*Subject:* Excel to PDF Question

My name is Daman Wandke and I am a student at Western Washington
University.  I am working on a research project to convert certain Excel
layouts to accessible PDF without needing additional remediationI am also
trying to set the default language to English before it is converted to
PDF.  Any suggestions on how to complete these two tasks would be very
helpful.  Is this possible?

Thanks in advance!


Daman Wandke
Student/Disability Advocate
Western Washington University
Received on Thursday, 9 February 2012 02:09:58 UTC

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