[NTG-context] PDF/UA Support

Christoph Reller christoph.reller at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 10:07:03 CEST 2015


On Mon, 19 Oct 2015 22:35:46 -0400 <andrew.dunning at utoronto.ca> wrote:

> > On 19 Oct 2015, at 5:33 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> >
> > Indeed context supports tagged pdf already for a while, although only
> acrobat can do something with it. Making it default is not really an option
> as there is overhead involved (a bit more runtime and much larger filesize)
> that makes no sense when proofing documents and in workflows for print, but
> enabling is easy with
> >
> > \setuptagging[state=start]
>
> Thank you! Would it also be possible to have something to the effect of
> `\setupbackend[format={pdf/ua:2014}` to set up the appropriate options?
>
Hi,
Please note that the PDFs produced by ConTeXt when tagging is enabled are
still some steps short of being PDF/UA compliant. You can check this with
the freely available "PDF Accessibility Checker". (Just google for it.)
Nevertheless, ConTeXt is the only TeX-based option that supports PDF
tagging and it does a good job - thank you Hans for your efforts.
Regards,
Christoph Reller
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