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Category: MS Word

Creating Accessible Hyperlinks in MS Word

If the hyperlink http://pstcc15.pstcc.edu/mdt/vpt/index.php#.WBogZDtbYvg was all you saw on a Word document would you understand what the link is for and where it will take you?  Of course not.  Hyperlinks are a great way to send…

Inserting Images, Graphs, Maps, and Shapes in MS Word (Mac)

Provide alternative text descriptions (ALT text) for images and graphics.  Alternative text descriptions of images (ALT text) allows screen reader users to benefit from the information being conveyed by an image. Insert Image into your Document…

Create Headings in MS Word

Why should you use headings? A good heading structure is probably the most important accessibility consideration in most Word documents longer than 3-4 paragraphs. Headings will allow screen reader users to navigate through the page…

How to Make Accessible Documents in MS Word for Mac (2011, 2013, 2016)

MS Word for Mac is very similar to MS Word for Windows.  The tools are generally the same, but may have slightly different names and locations.  Select Ribbon from the View Menu to have a similar…

Creating Accessible Documents in MS Word 2013

Creating an accessible document in MS Word requires some general guidelines.  If you use these elements in your document, be sure to make them accessible. If you aren’t certain your document meets the guidelines, download the Course…