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A Systematic Approach to Accessible PDF Forms

Date & Time
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 2:20 PM PST  
Grand JK  
Despite the prevalence of web-based forms, PDF forms are still a powerful option for collecting information and filling out forms for the users. The ability to fill out and save the form without an internet connection is just one of many advantages of PDF forms. Making PDF forms accessible however can seem a bit daunting is after adding forms to a PDF, accessibility errors are abundant. In this session we'll walk through the step-by-step process of adding forms to a PDF file and then making sure that forms fully accessible. In this session you'll learn how to add forms fields to a PDF file. How to tag those form fields, as well as other accessibility requirements to ensure full compliance.

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  • Higher Education
  • Government
  • Media & Publishing
  • Marketing
  • Sales
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
In this session you'll learn about the advantages that PDF forms offer the end user. You'll learn how to add form fields to a PDF file, properly tag them, and properly organize the tag structure to ensure that your fillable PDF form is fully complian  
Primary Topic
Digital Accessibility  
Secondary Topics
  • Design
  • Evaluation & Remediation
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
Session Type
Exhibitor Track  


  • Chad Chelius
    Chax Training and Consulting

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