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List and Table Tagging Capabilities Starting in InDesign 5.5
Reducing Bloated PDFs Exported from InDesign

Object Anchoring in InDesign

Cleaning up the order of a tag tree in a lengthy PDF or the item list in structure tree of an InDesign file can be a time consuming job, particularly if there are a number of graphic objects in the file. InDesign places objects in the structure in their order of creation. In most cases, [...]

Adding Alternate Text in InDesign

There are a variety of ways of adding alternate text to your InDesign source files. Importing a graphic into InDesign with alternate text already added Adding alternate text to an imported graphic by adding an Alt or ActualText attribute to an item in the Structure pane Starting with InDesign CS5.5, adding alternate text to a [...]

List and Table Tagging Capabilities Starting in InDesign 5.5

List and Table Tagging Capabilities Starting in InDesign 5.5

If you haven’t already discovered it, Adobe has added enhanced tagging of PDF exports from InDesign files. InDesign now tags lists for the first time and more completely tags tables than in previous versions. For me, list tagging is a big deal since I deal with technical research documents that frequently contain a large number [...]

Reducing Bloated PDFs Exported from InDesign

Reducing Bloated PDFs Exported from InDesign

When creating Section 508 compliant PDFs from InDesign source documents, I occasionally end up with PDFs sized wildly out of proportion to what their actual size should be. This happened recently when I exported a tagged PDF from an InDesign file received from a third party. While I was trying to figure out what had [...]