Create accessible Word documents

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Create Word 2010 documents that are more accessible to people with disabilities. Learn how to format your document using Styles, add alternative text to images, and other tips to make your document easier for users and assistive technologies to navigate.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Apply heading styles and paragraph formatting to your document.

  • Add alternative text to images, objects and tables.

  • Structure layout tables for easy navigation.

  • Use other tips and tricks for keeping your documents accessible.

Before you begin

To learn how the Accessibility Checker can help you create more accessible Word documents, see Accessibility Checker.

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Offline Version (34 MB)

Quick reference card

See the quick reference card for a brief, printable reminder of the key points in this course.

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Applies To: Word 2010

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