Creating a Simple HTML Transcript

Writing a Transcript

Before You Create Your Own Transcript in Microsoft Word

Turn off Special Characters
  1. Open "Preferences" under the Word menu (next to File) in MSWord.
  2. Click on "AutoCorrect."

Please note: These directions are for MSWord 2016 for MAC. Steps may vary in other versions.

Upload a Screen Reader-friendly Version To the CMS

  1. Select all text in your transcript.
  2. Copy it.
  3. Paste the text into a new Word document using the "text-only" or "unformatted text" option.
  4. Click "Save As..."
  5. From the save options drop-down menu, choose "Web Page (.htm)."
  6. Upload the file to the CMS as you normally would (see the CMS guide for help uploading files).
  7. Be sure to put a link to your transcript on the page with your audio or video.

screen shot of paste button and options on MS Word