Cheat Sheet for Accessible Documents

By Bevi Chagnon, MBA

Screen capture of the book, Accessible and Usable PDF Documents.This handy at-a-glance cheat sheet guides you through the steps checking and making accessible documents, whether you're checking an Acrobat PDF file or creating MS Word document.

Handy one-page checklist format makes it easy to step through the process and ensure your documents are fully accessible to meet Sec. 508 and other regulations. Based on WCAG 2.0 and PDF/UA-1 international accessibility standards to ensure documents have the features needed for those using assistive technologies.

The cheat sheet is part of the core foundation materials in Bevi's accessibility classes for MS Office, Acrobat PDF, and Adobe InDesign:

  • Checklist for accessible PDFs
  • Checklist for accessible Word documents
  • Logical reading order

Updated in 2017 for the latest versions of MS Word and Acrobat DC.


  • 12 step QA for accessible PDF files
  • 15 tasks for accessible Word document files
  • Recommended logical reading order

About the Book

Title: Cheat Sheet for Accessible Documents

Price: $ 9.45

ISSN: 978-0-9989527-0-3

Author: Bevi Chagnon

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License: 1 license for each user is required.

Downloadable product.Adobe Acrobat PDF. This edition is only available as a digital download (accessible tagged PDF) with the ability to print it.

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This PDF is fully accessible for those using assistive technologies and showcases the methods detailed in the book.

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