In its August blog-post titled "Productivity and inclusion - Office 365 accessibility update," Microsoft announced that tagged PDF generation will shortly be available to MacOS users via an online service.
Beyond simple tagged PDF, however, Microsoft states that they are committed to delivering the ability to create PDF/UA conforming PDF files using Office 365 products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Read this latest Microsoft post [link deprecated], and our previous story on Microsoft's plans for PDF/UA conformance.
Duff serves the PDF industry as ISO Project co-Leader and US TAG chair for both ISO 32000 (the PDF specification) and ISO 14289 (PDF/UA). As Executive Director of the PDF Association, Duff coordinates several working groups, speaks at a wide variety of industry events and promotes the advancement and adoption of PDF technology worldwide. An independent consultant, Duff Johnson is a veteran …