Training & Documentation

Self Help Documents: Adobe Acrobat & PDF Creator

OTS is pleased to offer the following PDF publications and Flash movie tutorialsmovie tutorialas self-help technology resources for the Towson University community. (For other non-profit use please refer to our copyright information.) To open a publication or play a movie tutorial, click on its title. If your browser does not properly display the publication, you may need to install a free copy of Adobe Reader. If your browser does not properly display the movie, you may need to install a free copy of Adobe Flash Player. To search this page for a specific word or phrase, press Ctrl-F.

Document Accessibility: Creating 508 Standards Compliant PDF's
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act requires that federal agencies’ electronic and information technology be accessible to people with disabilities. Towson University is committed to aligning documentation to the same standards set for the Federal Government. In this self-help document, you will learn how to take an existing document (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.) and make it compliant.

PDF: 508 Standards Compliance Checklist
Download this handy checklist to see what items in your PDF document need to be modified to make the document compliant.

PDF Security: Creating an Uneditable PDF Document
Microsoft Office 2013 has a new feature that allows users to open a PDF
document. While this is a great new tool, it gives readers the ability to edit
your PDF document unless you protect it. This self-help document will step
you through how to change the security options of a PDF thereby restricting
the user’s ability to make changes.






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