Accessible Documents using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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Date: Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Time: 9:30 am - Noon
Presenter: Matt Polkowsky, SC DHEC
Location: Link to webinar meeting room will be sent to registrants

Description: This two-hour Webinar, co-sponsored by SC ETV, will review the basics of creating accessible documents using Microsoft Office programs Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. We'll explore accessibility issues common to each of these programs, as well as unique situations for each one. You can then participate on your own computer and perform the tasks while listening to the instructor (sample documents will be emailed to you when you confirm your registration). A conference call number will be provided to registrants who want to be part of the half-hour discussion after the presentation (11:30 to noon).

This information is useful for anyone who works in Word, Excel or PowerPoint, not just Information Technology professionals. It is useful for both PC and MAC users.

We will cover:

  • Images and Alternative Text
  • Hyperlinks, Lists
  • Tables and Charts
  • Layout using Styles and Formatting
  • Slide Layouts
  • Use of Outline and Notes Panels

Required Software: Office 2002-2003 OR Office 2007 Versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (or at least the Trial Versions of them or Office 2010)

The following documents will be used as examples and practice during the webinar. Please download them if you plan to attend:

Our thanks again to co-sponsor SC ETV for providing the conference call lines for our after-webinar discussion.

Space is limited, so register early. 

Cost:  Free, but pre-registration is required.

To register for this workshop:

For questions, call Will McCain at (803) 935-5004 or Lydia Durham at (803) 935-5263 or 800-915-4522.

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