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Web Accessibility & Guide Checklist (Internal LibGuides)

Word Accessibility Checker

The Word Accessibility checker will search your document for common issues that make it harder for people to read. For a list of what it will check, see the guidance from Microsoft.

  1. On the ribbon, select the Review tab.
  2. Select the 'Check Accessibility' button.
    location of accessibility checker in Word
  3. The accessibility checker will load in a pane on the right. You're aiming for the following message.
    accessibility checker with no issues
     

Creating Accessible Word Documents