Accessible MS Office Documents

When creating content with Office, you can make it accessible to people with disabilities through some simple adjustments. You can use several built-in Office features to make sure that everybody can read and understand your documents. By increasing accessibility in your documents, you can cater to your whole audience, and not just a portion of it.

You can use Accessibility Checker to make sure that your content is truly accessible. The free tool is available in Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, and PowerPoint on Windows or Mac.

Accessibility Checker finds any accessibility issues in your document and explains why each might be a potential problem for someone with a disability. It also offers suggestions on how to resolve each issue.

The following information includes some best practices for creating Office documents that are accessible to people with disabilities. 

Improve accessibility with the Accessibility Checker

Accessibility video training - Make you content accessible in Outlook, Word, Excel & Powerpoint

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Email messages in Outlook

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