Exporting an Accessible PDF from InDesign

Last modified 12/21/2021

Step 1. Choose Your Preset

Choose your Preset. Make sure the check boxes next to "Create Tagged PDF" and "Hyperlinks" (if you have hyperlinks) are check. Choose Export Button.

Step 2. Open Adobe Acrobat Pro

Exporting to PDF does not guarantee the PDF is completely accessible. You should always check the PDF in Acrobat PRO make sure the tags have carried over appropriately. To check your PDF, open it in Adobe Acrobat PRO (not Reader). Check the document tags and alternative text of your document. You can make adjustments necessary in Acrobat Pro.