CP 3 – Create accessible MS Word documents

Why is this important?

Writing accessible content is one part of the story, you also need to make sure that your Word documents are accessible. To ensure users can navigate and understand the nature of your digital content there are a few attributes that you need to set against important elements.

In this section

    • Use styles
    • Specify headings
    • Specify table headers and titles
    • Name and title files in a helpful way
    • Provide Alt Text for each image
    • Specify the language of the content
    • Check your work is accessible

References for this section

WCAG 2.1

    • 1.1.1 Non-Text Content (A)
    • 1.3.1 Info and Relationships (A)
    • 2.4.2 Page Titled (A)
    • 2.4.3 Focus Order (A)
    • 3.1.1 Language of Page (A)
    • 3.1.2 Language of Parts (AA)

EN 301 549 v 2.1.2

    • Non-Text Content
    • Info and Relationships
    • Page Titled
    • Focus Order
    • Language of Page
    • Language of Parts

Further reading