Risk

Missing elements will be detected in the PDF during the inspection.

Issues

  • PDF that is fully loaded to the proofreading Software may detect missing elements of inaccessibility to a part of the PDF.

  • Cannot contain other content such as searchable text.

Example

Solution

Dos:
  • Create a Vector PDF.

  • Keep all text Live, for accessibility.

  • Save the final PDF that is layered and editable in Adobe Illustrator. 

Don’ts:
  • Turn the PDF into a bitmap PDF.

  • Create an outline of the text in the PDF. 


Tips

The following steps describe how to view information about live text in the PDF:
In Adobe Acrobat, 

  • From the Menu Bar, go to Edit → PDF Content → Select All Text.

  • All text in the PDF should highlight in blue. If the characters don’t highlight, they are either a raster or vector image.