Update: please note that this issue has now been fixed in Acrobat/Reader DC, although not in pre-December 2014 Acrobat/Reader 11 and earlier versions. In December I posted here (PDF background colour fix with latest Adobe updates) t…Read more of “PDF background colour bug returns in Acrobat/Reader DC”
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For the 3rd annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day on 21 May 2015, Citizens Online collaborated with Dig Inclusion, the Digital Accessibility Centre and members of the Fix the Web steering group to create a video about digital…Read more of “Make Technology Work For All! Accessibility tips video”
It’s one month until Global Accessibility Awareness Day. On 21st May 2015 we will be celebrating all things accessible, and hopefully, raising awareness! We’ve teamed up with Citizens Online to create a short film on acces…Read more of “Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)”
Citizens Online is a national charity that believes participation in the digital world is a basic human right. As a result it is committed to promoting digital inclusion. At Dig we are pleased to have had the opportunity of worki…Read more of “Citizens Online report calls for digital accessibility”
This last week, social media has been taken by storm over #ThatDress, a phenomenon that is dividing tweeps and facebookers – is the dress white and gold, or black and blue? There’s nothing new about the science of colour and ho…Read more of “Colour contrast and That Dress!”
…and why it matters for PDF accessibility. Question: when is a hyphen not a hyphen? Answer: when it’s an artifact. As hard and soft hyphens look the same, for sighted readers the consequences of confusing the two are likely to be mini…Read more of “Understanding the distinction between hard and soft hyphens in InDesign”
Word documents that include links with anchors can cause problems when exported to PDF. Fortunately, there is a simple workaround, albeit with one minor caveat. The problem, specifically, is that links with anchors, on conversion to P…Read more of “Fixing broken anchor links in PDFs”