InDesign: How to Make Lists with Custom Bullets Accessible (Video Tutorial)

In this accessibility how-to video, Chad Chelius discusses the downfalls of using custom bullets in a list bound for a digital document. Assistive devices such as screen readers won’t recognize the text as a list, causing confusion for the end user. But not to worry—Chad provides a clever solution to the issue. So not only can you retain your customized bullet characters, but the text will be read and understood properly by ALL who will consume it.

This video is an excerpt from Chad’s “InDesign’s Accessibility Superpowers” session at CreativePro’s Design + Accessibility Summit. Check out our current list of events at

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