Accessible Example Diagrams

Reference examples

The diagrams on this page were designed to assist you in understanding basic eAccessibility techniques. Choose and download the example that interests you. Or, download the complete collection in the Accessible Example Diagrams PDF file (2.5MB).

Each example is labelled with basic accessibility techniques that should be incorporated into the creation of the file. This is a great resource for understanding how eAccessibility techniques are used in electronic materials. By keeping accessibility in mind from the beginning, you’ll be successful in creating accessible electronic content.

Included on this page are links to PDF files showing how to incorporate basic electronic accessibility principles into electronic materials.

 

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An example of a PDF document that incorporates basic accessibility techniques.

For more information, please visit the Creating Accessible PDF Documents in Adobe Acrobat XI KB article.

InDesign

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An example of an Adobe InDesign document incorporating accessible techniques.

For more information, please visit the Adobe InDesign CC to PDF/Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (MAC) KB article.

Excel/Spreadsheets

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An example of a spreadsheet workbook highlighting basic accessibility elements.

For more information, please visit the Creating Accessible Spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel (Windows & Mac) KB article.

PowerPoint/Electronic Presentations

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An example of one electronic presentation slide incorporating accessible techniques.

For more information, please visit the Creating Accessible Microsoft PowerPoint Presentations for Windows or Mac KB article.

Syllabus

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An example of an abbreviated syllabus that highlights relevant features of an accessible document.

For more information, please visit the Accessibility for Syllabi KB article.

Websites

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An example excerpt of a webpage that highlights basic features of an accessible online environment.

For more information, please visit the Accessibility for Web Authors KB article.

Word Documents

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An example of a word processing document incorporating basic techniques for accessibility.

For more information, please visit the Creating Accessible Microsoft Word Documents for Windows or Mac KB article.