Sorry to say, I don't think that there is an easy way to collect the Alternate Text. You might try saving as MIF and see if that does it. Then you'd at least be able to spell check from a text editor.
I don't think there is a way to set the language outside of the PDF itself. Scott At 6:33 PM -0500 12/16/08, Madeleine r Dimond wrote: >As long as we're talking about accessibility, I'd like to throw a few more >questions in: >When you use the Alternative text box of Object Attributes to enter your >graphic descriptions, is there any way to collect all of these >descriptions for review? I didn't see anything in List of References that >looked likely. I want to collect them so that the editors don't have to >click each anchored frame to edit them, and so that the entries can be >spell checked. > >I'd also like to know if there's any way to set the language in FrameMaker >that Acrobat will understand. I want the PDF Document Properties > >Advanced > Reading Options to show English as the language. > >If anyone has any other recommendations for using FrameMaker to create >accessible documents, I'd appreciate hearing about it. Google showed me >some rather old articles. > > >Best, > > >Madeleine >