Making Accessible PDF Forms from Word

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Making Word Forms Accessible

This virtual training is designed to review best layout practices and techniques to format content for an accessible form that has first been designed in Microsoft Word. By participating in class exercises you will learn how to turn a Word form into an accessible PDF document.

Using Acrobat Professional, content tags will be reviewed to ensure proper tag structure and edited in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC to comply with the PDF U/A (universal access) and WCAG specifications, using the most current accessibility checkers.

Learning Outcomes

By completing this hands-on training, participants will have a clear understanding of:

  • Form design – workaround tips and best practices for layout of content.
  • Exporting settings from source files for creating forms.
  • Tagging form elements and selecting the right controls.
  • Applying proper tag structure in Acrobat Professional.
  • Applying the “Required fields” formatting.
  • Working with submit actions within a form field.
  • Testing the final PDF for accessibility.
  • Evaluating and repairing accessibility errors.

Who should attend?

Document creators, production coordinators, form designers, content writers.


Participants are encouraged to complete our comprehensive Accessible Word and/or our Accessible Acrobat PDF training.

Certificate of Completion

After viewing this webinar you will be awarded a personalized Certificate of Completion which can be shared on LinkedIn, Twitter,  and Facebook, downloaded as a PDF or shared via URL.

Webinar Permissions

Your purchase gives one person access to view this webinar for 7 days from the date of purchase. Access is non-transferable and log in details may not be shared with others. No extensions will be given beyond 7 days.

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Order 3 or more tickets to view this webinar and get 15% off your order.