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Word Accessibility Overview

General Accessibility Concepts Creating accessible Word files follows many of the same principles as techniques as creating accessible PowerPoint or Excel files: Descriptive Hyperlinks Adding ALT Text to Images/Charts Creating Accessible Tables Not using color alone to convey meaning or emphasis Headings Use the built-in Accessibility Checker Word Specific Concepts Due to Word being unique … Continue reading Word Accessibility Overview

Accessible Headings in Word

What are Headings? Headings can be thought as descriptions of various parts or sections of content, they also help to outline the content. For example, you will notice that during this course I have used headings, such as the one on this page titled, “What are Headings”. The reason they are so useful, is that they … Continue reading Accessible Headings in Word

Accessible Tables in Word/PowerPoint

How to make Tables Accessible? Making tables accessible requires a couple things: Keep it simple! Complex tables are a pain to make accessible, so if your table is starting to look like a table inside a table, consider making it into smaller separate tables. Tables are for data, not layout! Tables should only be for … Continue reading Accessible Tables in Word/PowerPoint