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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

ADA Bonus Tip of the Week #1

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: September 17, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 14

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Create Accessible Documents - GSA Section508.gov

https://www.section508.gov/create/documents 

Learn how to create accessible Microsoft Word documents that conform to the Revised 508 Standards.

Microsoft Word

Guidance developed by the Accessible Elect...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 13

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Mobile Accessibility at W3C

  • Mobile accessibility is covered in existing W3C WAI accessibility standards/guidelines. There are not separate guidelines for mobile accessibility.
  • W3C is developing updated requirements and more specific guidance on mobile acces...
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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 12

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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.

Stories of Web Users

Lee, online shopper with color blindness

Lee is colorblind and encounters barriers when shopping online. He has one of the most common visual disabilities that affect men: red and green color blindness. Lee frequently shops online and s...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 11

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People with disabilities access and navigate the Web in different ways, depending on their individual needs and preferences. Sometimes people configure standard software and hardware according to their needs, and sometimes people use specialized software ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 10

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A Reminder:

What is Web Accessibility? 

Web accessibility means that websites, tools, and technologies are designed and developed so that people with disabilities can use them. More specifically, people can:

  • perceive, understand, navigate, and inter...
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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 9

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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

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 8

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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

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 5

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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

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 4

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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

Pasco U Tuesday ADA Tip - 3

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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 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: 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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