The best practice is to use sans-serif fonts rather than serif or decorative fonts. Sans serif does not have decorative lines. The fonts would include Arial, Calibri, Century Gothic, Tahoma, and Verdana. The font size should be 12 pt.—font for the body text. The font could be larger depending on the audience or page layout.
How to Run the Accessibility Checker in Word
- Select "review" button.
- Select "check accessibility" button.
Missing alt. text is the most common issue and the easiest to fix.
Many of the issues that are found in the solutions can be found in Word.
Tips and hints are provided to fix accessibility issues in PowerPoint.
Following this article will take you step by step on how to run the accessibility checker, and also more in-depth information on it: How to Run the Accessibility Check in Word (Microsoft 365 Web App)
How to Add Alternative Text (Alt. Text) to Images in Word
Right click on the image.
Select type "Edit Picture Alt Text" into search bar.
Type in what the photo is of. For this example of the logo, you could put "Southern New Hampshire University logo."
A more in-depth article about adding alt. text can be found here How to Add Alternative Text (Alt. Text) to Images in Word (Microsoft 365 Web App). There is also another article about alt. text, and you can go here to find how to create Alternative Text.
Run Images That Colors can be Changed Through Color Checker
With how depth it goes into using color checkers, you can find all the information in the following two articles:
Please note this will only work with Google Chrome.
Please note this will require you to download an application to your desktop.
NOTE: Microsoft 365 (formerly Officer 365)