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Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 F65 and Section 508 1194.22 (a)


Figures and images in PDF documents should have non blank ALT text, except for decorative images which should be marked as artifacts.


Each image should have an ALT attribute describing the picture, which screen readers can read aloud. See PDF Techniques for WCAG: Text Alternatives.

Applicable Standards

Note: Section 508 (2000) checkpoints (a) through (k) are equivalent to WCAG 1.0 level A checkpoints. Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level AA checkpoints.

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