|MS Offices 2010&2013 Windows (Word, PowerPoint)
||A built-in accessibility checker (Note: The accessibility checker only checks .docx and .pptx files)
- Go to the File tab.
- Select Info from the sidebar menu.
- Click on the Check for Issues button.
- Select Check Accessibility from the drop-down list.
The Accessibility Checker panel will open to the right of the document. The accessibility checker provides you with a list of errors, warnings & tips. When you click on an error or warning, instructions on how to fix it appear below in "Additional Information".
|PDF (Adobe Acrobat XI Professional)
||A built-in accessibility checker (View > Tools > Accessibility)
- Click the Tools tab to open the Accessibility Tool panel on the right. (If you don't see it, click the View menu and select Tools > Accessibility).
- Select the Full Check button & the Accessibility Checker Options will open.
- On the Report Options section, check on Create Accessibility Report .
- On the Checking Options section: select Document under Category field, and check all items.
- Click on the Start Checking button and the Accessibility Report will display.
|D2L & Web Pages
||A browser-based checker, WebAIM WAVE accessibility add-on to the Firefox browser
- Download & Install the WAVE toolbar (http://wave.webaim.org/toolbar/)
- Open the D2L page in its own window by clicking on the Open in a new window icon.
- Right-click on the page in the new window, and select WAVE, then choose "Errors, Features, and Alerts" to see what accessibility errors you have on the page.
- Error icons in green, red, yellow and blue will appear on the page. If you hover over an error icon, more information on the error will appear.
- Return to the original D2L page, and open the D2L editor to repair the problems you found.