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    According to the ISO-32000, the Hyperlinks are NOT supposed to be populated into the Alt-Text field. They should be entered into the Contents Key (see attachment) instead.
    InDesign currently does place them in the correct place [see screenshot attached].
    While someone using Acrobat can also add them to the Alt-text field, this is technically less correct than entering into the Contents key but either will pass an Accessibility checker.

    InDesign implemented this correctly based on the above information (provided by Accessibility experts, like Dax Castro, thanks Dax).

    Closing this issue.


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    Leigh Hubbard commented  · 

    I am experiencing the same issue. Please move this to the top of the fix-it list.

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    Leigh Hubbard commented  · 

    I'm having the exact same problem. I spent a week loading hyperlink alt text in 50-page InDesign doc only to find that it will not export into our PDFs. I tried exporting as both a print PDF and interative PDF. Neither bring over the hyperlink alt text.

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