Informational icon Clarity Web Edition: The layout of the user interface for Clarity Web Edition is different than the screen shots below but the functionality description is applicable to all Clarity editions, including Clarity Web, unless noted otherwise.

This report provides metadata and accessibility statistics for an individual PDF document. This information is especially useful to management, developers and content authors.

When running the report, you need to specify the following:

  • The Verification Domain containing the document of interest.
  • The full path of the document.
    The path can be specified by either typing or pasting the full path or by searching the Verification results for that Verification Domain. To search, enter any part of the document’s name and click Search. Select your desired document from the results.
  • Metrics to display in the report.
    Select or deselect items in the Display Metrics window to add and remove these data points.

Document report dialog.

Once you have specified your desired metrics, click the Generate Report button to run the report.

Data Retrieved by the Document Report

CommonLook Clarity collects detailed information about the PDF files tested. You may include some or all of this data in the report. By default, all options are selected. Report options include:

  • File name, number of pages and document source.
  • Whether or not the file is tagged, protected or corrupt.
  • Number of Figure tags and the number of figures lacking textual description.
  • Number of objects tagged as a table and the number of tables lacking heading information.
  • Number of form elements, untagged form elements and form elements lacking tool tips.
  • Number of radio buttons (Radio buttons are inaccessible; convert to “forced” checkboxes).
  • Number of multimedia elements.
  • Number of scripts.
  • Number of elements with potential to flicker (scripts and multimedia).
  • Number of elements that may require a timed response (scripts and applications, including multimedia).
  • Number of server side image maps.
  • Number of untagged (and thus inaccessible) elements.
  • Number of pages failing each of the configurable automatic accessibility tests. See Configurations for more information.
  • Test status based on automated accessibility checks including verification in CommonLook Office and/or CommonLook PDF. Possible status values include: Passed, Failed (Untagged), Failed, and User Verification Required.

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