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Accessibility Checkpoint WCAG 2 1.1.1 and Section 508 1194.22 (a)


Word document contains a graphic without Alt Text.


If the image is purely decorative and has no meaning then mark the image as decorative, otherwise, use ‘Edit Alt Text’ to add an image description. To fix, use the ‘Check Accessibility’ command in Word to find the image.

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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