Artifact present inside tagged content

PAC 2 Error

Artifact present inside tagged content


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Failure Condition

Matterhorn Protocol Checkpoint 01-003: Content marked as Artifact is present inside tagged content.


In the PAC 2 test report, click the error to see the location of the object in the document. In Acrobat Pro, select the object using the Touch Up Reading Order tool. Open the Content pane, click the Options icon at the top left and select “Find Content from Selection”. You should find an Artifact container hiding inside a content container. Drag the Artifact container to its proper place outside the content container.

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