InDesign Chapter 4: Reading Order

How do I make my projects in InDesign have an accessible reading order?

 Instructions

Section 4.1: Specifying the Reading Order

  1. In the Main Menu, click the Windows tab. In the dropdown menu, click Articles.

    Window Tab in Adobe InDesign
  2. The Articles Panel will open, but appear blank.

    Articles Panel in Adobe inDesign. No content is in the panel yet.
  3. Click on the Selection Tool and drag each object into the Articles Panel one at a time. (Images, Text, etc). Be sure to drag in the title first, then the main text, then any pictures you included. When you drag in the content, give them relevant names to what their content is.

    Selection Tool for Adobe InDesign.
  4. The items placed in the Articles tab will appear. If any appear out of order, click and drag them to their correct position. Do this with any remaining pages in the article or project.