Endnotes are tagged incorrectly when exporting to Accessible PDF from InDesign 2021
In InDesign 2021, endnotes are not nested inside of a <Note> tag like they should be. Now only the Endnote number is in a <Note> tag and everything else is in a <P> tag. Normal behavior is to put each Endnote in its entirety within a <Note> tag. In addition, for several versions Endnotes and Footnotes are in a <Note> tag but then there's a <P> tag within the <Note> tag. The <P> tag is unnecessary and causes an error when trying to validate Accessible PDF. Please remove the <P> tag within <Note> tags when exporting to tagged PDF.
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Is there a resolution for the Notes tagging??? thanks
Is there a resolution for this? I keep getting Possibly inappropriate use of a "P" structure for all my footnotes.
Bevi Chagnon | PubCom.com commented
This has been changed by the ISO PDF/UA committee over the past couple of years.
From the PDF/UA-1 syntax guide at https://www.pdfa.org/resource/tagged-pdf-best-practice-guide-syntax/
Think of the <Note> tag as a wrapper that contains the footnote's label and content, and possibly multiple <P> tags for lengthy, STEM and legal footnotes.
So please correct the exported tag structure per the Syntax Guide.
FYI, I have one sample footnote from government legislation that is 1.5 pages long, and contains many <P>, <L>, and <H2> tags in the single footnote.
Chad Chelius commented
Oh, one more thing. If you could add the <Placement> <Block> attribute to Endnotes (not footnotes), that would be spectacular as well!