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Posted on: July 24, 2019

“Two Good Soles” Shoes and Socks Drive

Two Good Soles Shoes and Socks Drive 2019, Helping Pasco County Kids Put Their Best Foot Forward

Two Good Soles Shoes and Socks Drive

  • Tuesday, October 29th 2019, 8am – 12pm
  • Final Count from 8am – 10am
  • Ceremony from 10am – 11am
  • Wendell Krinn Technical High School Gym (Formerly Ridgewood High School) 7650 Orchid Lake Road, New...
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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Employee Self Service Mobile App is here!

We are proud to announce the launch of the Employee Self Service (ESS) Mobile App!  

You can now access ESS using your phone!  This is a free app with a secure connection and is currently supported on iOS and Android phones and can be dow...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

ADA Bonus Tip of the Week #4

Need ADA help with Excel?

Learn how to make an Excel spreadsheet ADA accessible.

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Posted on: July 28, 2019

CivicEngage - Images, News Flash and Forms, Oh My!

Tired of hunting down what folder you saved a file in? Now you can search Document Center as you type on several widgets in Live Edit to allow you to easily find the documents and images you want to reference.

July 27, 2019 Release Notes by Jackson Wright 

You will now be able to use the back-end Document Center search in the Related Documents, Slideshow and Image w...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

ADA Bonus Tip of the Week #3

Adobe Pro "Tags" got you down? Then read this...

Refer to these Adobe instructions if you have questions about Tags:   Edit Document Structure with the Content and Tags Panels. 

https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/editing-document-structure-content-tags.html#about_the_tags_panel&n...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

ADA Bonus Tip of the Week #2

The alternate way to correct an existing PDF and make it ADA compliant.

  • Copy and paste the PDF into a Word document
  • Set the default font style and font size for your document to the W3C recommendations (Calibri 12 is acceptable)
  • Select the entire document (Ctrl A) and align left (left justify.) 
  • From the Home Tab, Font ...
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Posted on: July 9, 2019

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Read this important tip if you convert Word documents in Adobe Pro!

Convert Word Documents Using Adobe Pro

If your Word documents have a tab in the ribbon for "Acrobat", you (most likely) have Adobe Pro and should follow the conversion process for Word to Adobe using that tab. Do not Save as PDF from the...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 9

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"Quick Reference - How to Meet WCAG"

Guideline 1.4 – Distinguishable

Make it easier for users to see and hear content including separating foreground from background.

1.4.2Audio Control

Level A

If any audio on a Web page plays automatically for more than 3 seconds, either a mechanism is availabl...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

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Guideline 1.3 – Adaptable

Create content that can be presented in different ways (for example simpler layout) without losing information or structure.

Using table elements for table markup in PDF Documents

Applicability

Tagged PDF documents with tables

This te...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 7

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1.2.5Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Level AA

Audio description is provided for all prerecorded video content in synchronized media.

Applicability

Applies to any technology that has a sound track and visual content.

This technique relates to:

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 6

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1.3.3Sensory Characteristics

Level A

Instructions provided for understanding and operating content do not rely solely on sensory characteristics of components such as shape, size, visual location, orientation, or sound.

Providing textual identification of it...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

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1.4.9Images of Text (No Exception)

Level AAA

Images of text are only used for pure decoration or where a particular presentation of text is essential to the information being conveyed.

Note 1: Logotypes (text that is part of a logo or brand name) are conside...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

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2.4.6Headings and Labels

Level AA

Headings and labels describe topic or purpose.

Providing descriptive headings

The objective of this technique is to make section headings within Web content descriptive. Descriptive headings and titles (see G88: Prov...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

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1.4.3Contrast (Minimum)

Level AA

The visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1,

Ensuring that a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1 exists between text (and images of text) and background behind the text

The objective ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Advanced Video Training for Accessibility

Do you need to learn how to create accessible content for Adobe Pro Forms, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or InDesign?

If you create Adobe Forms, post to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, or use InDesign, these videos will help you navigate the ADA requirements.  

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 2

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1.2.5Audio Description (Prerecorded)

Level AA

Audio description is provided for all prerecorded video content in synchronized media.

Providing a second, user-selectable, audio track that includes audio descriptions:

The objective of this technique is to provi...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 1

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Every Tuesday through the end of 2019, Pasco U is sending out a "Quick Reference - How to Meet WCAG" for the benefit of not only CivicEngage contributors, but for all Pasco County document and media producers.

Guideline 1.1 – Text Alternatives

Provide text alternatives for any non-text content so that it can be changed into other forms people need, such as large print, braille, speech, symbols or simpler language.

1.1.1 Non-text Content

Level A

All non-tex...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

CivicEngage Shortcut for Content Contributors

CivicEngage login is easy with this trick.

If you are a website contributor, you may (or may not) know about this sign in shortcut to the Admin side of CivicEngage.  When you sign onto your County computer, you are automatically signed into Team Pasco and can work on the site.  B...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Word, Excel and PowerPoint Templates

Looking for Accessible Templates for Microsoft documents, spreadsheets and presentations?

Pasco U compiled some of the best, currently available accessible templates for you to download. They can be found in one convenient location.  Check out the Accessible Template page and download what you need to help you create accessible docume...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

How to Use a Snipping Tool

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There is an easy way to take screenshots.

The easiest way to take a screenshot is to use the Snipping Tool.  Click on Start---> All Programs---> Accessories---> Snipping Tool.  Easy!  The Snipping Tool will capture a portion of your screen so you can save, anno...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Leader Curriculum Track

The Leader Curriculum Track outlines the courses that must be completed.

There are mandatory training classes for any employee hired or promoted to a Division Head, Department Head, or ACA level.

Customer Service, Ethics, and Workplace Diversity should be completed within the first week of hire. The rest of the classes should b...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Mobility 2045: Pasco MPO Launches Transportation Survey

 

Mobility 2045: Pasco MPO Launches Transportation Survey

~~Countywide survey asks residents to help prioritize future transportation projects~~

PASCO COUNTY, FL  ----  The Pasco County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) want...

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