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Issues with PDFs

From: Amanda Lacy <lacy925@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:55:58 -0500
Message-ID: <CABKqQvGbOoGwddtQpovS=cDLrUt2z_ON7OCk_bkbqOz6NDP6ww@mail.gmail.com>
To: w3c-wai-ig <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
I'm using NVDA and Windows 10 with Adobe reader. Can someone tell me
why these things happen?

I'm required to decide how many pages to display. If I choose "single
page" I have to issue some command at the end of each page to keep
reading. But if I choose "entire document", and the document is huge,
Adobe reader crashes. Why should I need to worry about how much of
anything is visible on the screen? Which setting just works without

Words blur together. Example:

If FAR 52.227-19 is applicable, thisprovision serves as notice under
clause (c) thereof and no othernotice isrequired to be affixed to the
Software or documentation. The Government's rights in Software and
documentation shallbe onlythose set forth in this Agreement.

PDFs are full of these errors in my experience. How can I fix them?

Adobe doesn't save my place. If I arrow around in a PDF, alt-tab away
to go do something else, then alt-tab back, I'm never in the place
where I left off. Why is that? Again, fixable?

Also, what commands provide the most random access which you think I
should know?

Most of my school books were PDFs and this made my studying harder. I
try to avoid them now, but at the moment I have some that I need to
read. I appreciate any tips.

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