New documents shared in higher education institutes’ e-services must be accessible. Start by making your file accessible already in Word. If the file is stored in an electronic archive used by the university, the file must be accessible and also archivable. With the correct settings, you can convert a Word file to an accessible and […]» How to create an accessible and archivable PDF from a Word file
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Besides online services, any files shared in the services must also be accessible by 23 September 2020 (applies to most services in the universities). The law applies to all files published on or after 23 September 2018. Therefore, it would have been wise to prepare accessible files for some time already. Files based on old […]» How to make an accessible Word document
People who cannot see images must not be excluded. The above applies in particular if the image is important. An image may be an integral part of the content, support the content, or be used as a decoration. It is still allowed to use decorative images to make the content more engaging, except for scientific […]» Accessible web content: alternative presentation for an image
Web pages are in HTML-coded hypertext. Where possible, web pages are preferable to separate file attachments in public information sharing. Therefore, if you can write directly to the web service using the web editor, do that instead of attaching a separate file. However, sometimes it is necessary to share files over the internet. In the […]» Accessible web content: what is the best format for sharing documents?
MS Office application are available on all of the Windows computers maintained by the OUAS IT-Services. Also both the students and staff of the OUAS are entitled to install MS Office products on their own computers. The most used applications are MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Microsoft provides thorough guidelines inside the application: […]» User guides for MS Office applications