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Define Document Properties

  • Provide document title, author, subject, and keywords under document properties. 
    • Open the Document Properties ("Metadata") Panel:
      • On the File Tab, in the Info Sub-Tab, Select Properties
      • From the drop-down select Advanced Properties
  • The Advanced Properties Panel Opens


  • Set the following required fields:
  • Title – set the title field to match the document’s title
  • Author – set to New York State Education Department. Do not enter your name or other staff names here.
  • Subject – enter a brief description of the subject of the document
  • Keywords – enter keywords that users would use when doing an internet search. Only enter relevant keywords and separate them with commas.

Please Note: If, after reviewing these tools, you still have questions about the web accessibility procedures, you may contact your Web Content Manager or the SED Help Desk. You may also submit your question to the NYSED Web Accessibility Support Forum.