The reading order of a PDF document determines how the document will be read aloud with a screen reader.
- Adobe Acrobat Reading Order Video Tutorial
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- Directions (HTML)
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To make changes to the reading order in Adobe Acrobat:
- Open your PDF document with Adobe Acrobat.
- Choose Tools, Accessibility, Touch Up Reading Order.
The numbers on the boxes around your content indicate the current reading order of the document.
- In the Touch Up Reading Order window, choose Show Order Panel.
- In the Order Panel, you can change the reading order by opening the desired page and using drag and drop.