I just pushed some changes for enable accessibility in BigBlueButton, which
will help the work that the guys from Seneca College are doing.
These changes perform the following tasks:
1) when a presentation is uploaded, the text of each page is extracted to a
textfile using the tool *pdftotext*... the textfiles are located in the
following folder with the following format name:
2) In the bigbluebutton-client, the textfiles are loaded in the array
PresentationSlides when it's performed the call of the Presentation API:
If you are developing and you are working with latest changes of
BigBlueButton, you will need to install the following tool:
sudo apt-get install xpdf-utils
So, please, install this tool, later this tool will be included in the
BigBlueButton installation packaging (in 0.81), otherwise your installation
won't work (if you are developing in the bigbluebutton-client or
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