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News article1 February 2024Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart

Germany releases new manual on accessible documents in learning contexts

Germany has released a new version of its online manual on accessible documents in learning contexts.

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Germany's federal monitoring agency for accessibility of Information and Communication Technologies (BFIT-Bund) has recently released version 1.3 of its online manual on accessible documents in learning contexts (German title: "Barrierefreie Dokumente in Lernkontexten"). Various authors have contributed to this work, including AccessibleEU national expert Gottfried Zimmermann.

Version 1.3 boasts a new chapter on Apache-FOP, written by Anja Ziemer. It explains how to generate accessible PDF documents (PDF/UA) using the open source application Apache Formatting Objects Processor (FOP).

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Publication date
1 February 2024
Author
Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart
Country
Germany