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Chapter 18. PDFs and Accessibility > Checking Document Accessibility

Checking Document Accessibility

Accessible documents are created in authoring applications that support accessibility and export to PDF files. As an Adobe Reader user you can't make a document accessible. Only a PDF author can create an accessible document. However, Adobe Reader does provide you with an option for checking files to see that they meet accessibility standards (for example, a file whose figures are missing the alt text that describes each figure would be noncompliant).

To check a file for accessibility standards:


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