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How To Make A Microsoft Word Document 508 Compliant

Saving Your Microsoft Word Document for 508 Compliance

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Here are some specific instructions in regards to saving your Microsoft Word document as a 508 Compliant Document:

  • The Microsoft Word document file name must not contain spaces and/or special characters.
  • The Microsoft Word document file name must be concise, generally limited to 20-30 characters, and make the contents of the file clear in the context in which it is presented.
  • The Microsoft Word document Properties (Subject, Author, Title, Keywords, and Language) must be properly filled out.
  • A separate accessible version of the document must be provided when there is no other way to make the content accessible.
Microsoft Word document Document Properties Window

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