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RE: ALT-attribute usage (fwd)

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 1997 06:04:22 -0500 ()
To: Gregg Vanderheiden <po@trace.wisc.edu>
cc: "'Charles (Chuck) Oppermann'" <chuckop@MICROSOFT.com>, "w3c-wai-ig@w3.org" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.3.95.971105060231.-180559B-100000@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Tue, 4 Nov 1997, Gregg Vanderheiden wrote:

> - Does anyone know when there is an alt and a title, which appears
> on screen instead of the graphic? 

Microsoft (IE 4.0) uses the title attribute for the tool-tip text
but if missing it will look for an alt attribute and use that. 

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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