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From: Marcin Borkowski <mbork@wmi.amu.edu.pl>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: pdf screen reader accessibility?
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:39:58 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87mw2lh1r6.fsf@wmi.amu.edu.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87mw2lcwo9.fsf@gmx.us>


On 2015-04-06, at 13:40, Rasmus <rasmus@gmx.us> wrote:

> Jude DaShiell <jdashiel@panix.com> writes:
>
>> http://www.adobe.com/accessibility/products.html
>> is a good place to start.
>
> It's a list of a bunch of software packages of which most are not (i) free
> in any meaning of the word; and (ii) supported on GNU/Linux.

So what?  IIUC, the OP wants to have something similar using Emacs and
(maybe) free (in a usual sense, or in FSF sense) software.  Isn't it
a valid request?

> What is your point?

Maybe it's an answer to my question below?

,----
| > Do those files by default conform to screen reader accessibility standards 
| > or can such files be made to conform to screen reader accessibility 
| > standards?  Since adobe was responsible for creating pdf files Adobe has 
| > screen reader accessibility standards on its website.
| 
| Could you point out these standards (direct links)?
`----

(No idea why the OP started a new thread, though.)  In my browser, on
the right there are some links to general accessibility info (or so it
seems, I didn't follow them yet).

>> When a document gets written in Microsoft Word, its language is made
>> part of that document.  If that document is later converted to a pdf
>> file that language information is taken in by the conversion process
>> then becomes the first component that starts to make screen reader
>> accessibility of a pdf file possible.
>
> AFAIK, the language is set as part of the metadata in pdfs in 8.3 based
> on #+LANGUAGE.  Can you test if that works for you?  If not, what will
> needed to be changed to make it work?

Quick test using

#+LANGUAGE: polish

or

#+LANGUAGE: pl

showed it didn't work.  (I didn't check the pdf file, though, only
grepped the LaTeX source.)

> —Rasmus

Best,

-- 
Marcin Borkowski
http://octd.wmi.amu.edu.pl/en/Marcin_Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

  reply	other threads:[~2015-04-06 12:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-04-06  8:25 pdf screen reader accessibility? Jude DaShiell
2015-04-06 11:40 ` Rasmus
2015-04-06 12:39   ` Marcin Borkowski [this message]
2015-04-06 13:19     ` Rasmus
2015-04-08 18:22       ` William Henney
2015-04-08 18:48         ` Rasmus
2015-04-08 20:22           ` Nick Dokos
2015-04-08 20:27             ` Rasmus
2015-04-08 21:07               ` Helm and multiple-tags in org mode issues Leo Ufimtsev
2015-04-08 21:48               ` pdf screen reader accessibility? Nick Dokos
2015-04-07  7:49 Jude DaShiell
2015-04-07  8:12 ` Rasmus

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