Word table without row and column headers Accessibility Checkpoint


Identify row and column headers in Word tables.


Table headings allow screen reader users to understand column and row relationships. To fix, use the Check Accessibility command in Word to find the table and follow the suggested fix.

Applicable standards

Note: Section 508 Refresh (2017) checkpoints are equivalent to WCAG 2.0 level A and level AA checkpoints.

Change history

  • 5.31 Nov 2018 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in Office documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: AccWordMissingTableHeadings