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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: Question about tagged content
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:30:27 GMT
Am 17.10.2017 um 19:27 schrieb David Patterson:
> Tilman,
> Thanks for the update. I thought that might be the answer, but wanted to
> ask in case I had missed seeing something.
>
> I'll let you know how it turns out.

Good luck. If you succeed in this, please consider submitting an small 
example.

Tilman

>
> Dave P
>
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 3:33 AM, Tilman Hausherr <THausherr@t-online.de>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> There are classes for this but no examples. You're mostly on your own
>> there, i.e. read and understand the PDF specification and look for the
>> appropriate classes. The best would be that you create a PDF with WORD or
>> Excel that has the extras and then look with PDFDebugger what is needed.
>> Tilman
>>
>>
>> Am 16.10.2017 um 20:22 schrieb David Patterson:
>>
>>> I've done some research on my search. What I'm trying to find out is
>>> whether there is any code in PDFBox for dealing with content for
>>> "Assistive
>>> Technology". That kind of text is put into "tags" and used with a screen
>>> reader application. My hope was to be able to create a PDF that had the
>>> assistive content "cooked into the pdf" rather than have a "normal" PDF
>>> that had to go through an expensive, slow process of manually tagging the
>>> content with Adobe Acrobat Pro to insert the content.
>>>
>>> In the case of the documents I want to produce, they mimic spreadsheets
>>> with many cells that are "merged" (some are multiple grid positions wide
>>> or
>>> multiple grid positions tall).
>>>
>>> Is this capability something that pdfbox can help produce or not?
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> Dave Patterson
>>>
>>>
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