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Specify the default language of PDF documents

Make sure the default language of PDF documents is specified

Just like in HTML, where screen readers expect a specific language identifier to be programmatically conveyed in order to know which voice synthesis to load to properly interpret the content of a page, PDF documents are also expected to convey similar information. Without such an indication, screen readers and other assistive technologies relying on text to speech technology will not be able to determine the language in which the content is in, and as a result, will fall back to their default language setting to [...]

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