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From David Patterson <patterd20...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Question about tagged content
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:27:42 GMT
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.

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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