I have been tasked with converting a Word document containing the school district calendar to an accessible pdf. Each month has the month and year as H2, followed by a table with calendar for the month. The days are marked with various symbols to indicate events.
I suspect that someone using a screen reader will not want all those days read aloud, and would prefer to have just the events listed. I also don't think the person cares that a school holiday is marked with a red triangle while a testing day is marked with an orange pentagon.
I have done the following in Word:
As far as I can tell, only the table header was picked up when I converted the document to a pdf.
Here are my questions:
Thank you for your help.
Unfortunately, Word doesn't export the alt text of a table into the PDF. At least not with Word 2013 for Windows.
There is no way to mark content to be decorative and an artifact. The plugin axesPDF for Word might help here, but I don't know it for sure.
I've got another suggestion to try:
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<Sect>. So I would change the role mapping entry to
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What do you think about that approach?