Advanced Adobe Acrobat Document Remediation Training

Remediate Word Overview:

NOTE: All Downloads are available in STATE - Web Enterprise TEAMS

Advanced Adobe Acrobat - Sub-Topics:

1. Merged Cells in a table (GUIDE) (Video 10 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Merged)

  1. Tag each cell
  2. Open tags pane
  3. New tag: Table
  4. Move all table cells into new table
  5. Make all table rows in new table
  6. Put all table data cells into correct table rows
  7. Set table headers in tags pane <TD> to <TH>
  8. Change color of cell as needed
  9. Make sure you have a copy of PDF before making changes
  10. Click on header cell and define scope and column span to fix regularity issues
  11. Click on row header and change scope and row span to fix regularity issues.

2. Associate table cell with headers (GUIDE) (Video 5 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Associate Header)

  1. Choose table editor and select table header and give the table header a cell ID
  2. Select the corresponding cells and click on the + sign and associate them to the correct ID.

3. Tables with list and bullets (GUIDE) (Video 6 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Bullets)

  1. Strip out the content out of a table that does not need to be in a table
  2. Use shift click to grab several items at once
  3. Re tag elements as a <H2>, <P>, or <L> as needed

4. Creating Table of Content Links (GUIDE) (Video 3 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Table of Content)

  1. Best practice is to set up TOC in word document
  2. In PDF highlight text to link to a page
  3. Right click on highlighted text and create a link
  4. “Link Action” select go to a page view, Select Next
  5. Scroll to the page that the TOC is going to be linked to and select “set link” 

 5. Creating a Fillable PDF (GUIDE) (Video 7 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Create Fillable)

  1. How to create a fillable from scratch
  2. Identify all form fields labelled correctly with name and tool tip
  3. Add and delete form fields
  4. How to add clear form button
  5. How to add submit button

 6. Extracting Difficult Pages in PDF (GUIDE) (Video 5 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Extract)

  1. Select the organize pages tool.
  2. Highlight the page to be extracted.
  3. Extract as a separate file and delete the current page in PDF.
  4. Remediate single page, check for errors, and save document.
  5. Import remediated page back into original document.
  6. Re-run accessibility checker.

 7. Content Panel (GUIDE) (Video 4 min) (TEAMS) (YouTube) (Class) (PDF-Content Panel)

  1. How to artifact paths in the content panel.
  2. “Create Artifact” select page and select ok.
  3. Artifact paths, place, and text: individually or in groups.
  4. Verify that all containers are consolidated in the content panel.

Siteimprove.com (5 min)

  • Overview of the Siteimprove website monitoring tool.
  • See how many bad PDF documents are in a website.
  • View course offered in Siteimprove academy.

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