accessibility?

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Florian Beijers

12 Mar, 2015 10:11 AM

Hi,

I am a screenreader user, and really enjoy working with Markdown. This tool seems like a very nice addition to my toolbox, but I was wondering if anyone knows if it is accessible? Meaning, does anyone know if the software works with screenreaders?
I know there's a whole lot of hotkeys and the software is pretty much fully keyboard-navigable,but that won't do anyone any good if the screenreader is unable to report anything. :)

Thanks in advance,
Florian

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 12 Mar, 2015 03:30 PM

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    I haven't fully tested, but I've done my best to make everything
    accessible. Unfortunately I really don't know what I'm doing with
    screenreaders...

    You can download the free trial at http://marked2app.com and let me know
    how it goes. I'm always open to suggestions.

    -Brett

  2. 2 Posted by Ted on 24 Feb, 2019 04:54 PM

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    The Blackboard system at the University where I teach has recently started reporting that the pdfs I generate with Marked 2 have low Accessibility scores. I wonder if there is a setting in Marked that could improve this? The system suggests Tagging the file by reexporting from Microsoft word. see pict.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 24 Feb, 2019 05:08 PM

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    Because the current PDF generation setup in Marked is the equivalent of
    "printing" to PDF, accessibility features are unavailable. This is
    something I'm working on (revamping the entire PDF generator), but it's
    not at a point where I can offer any ETA on it right now.

    RTF export improvement is taking priority, which, if nothing else, will
    make opening in Word and exporting more accessible PDFs an option.

    -Brett

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