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Tool Tip behavior (was RE: About ABBR)

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 10:53:33 -0500
To: "WAI Interest Group Emailing List" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Cc: "Ann Navarro" <ann@webgeek.com>
Message-ID: <004101bf7d4c$f90b0a20$1aac66a7@151877>
I have had recent contact with the administrator of URL:

Incredibly, they removed ALT tags from many places on their site for the
same reason!  I hope this is NOT a trend!

Does anyone know the circumstances that causes IE to display TITLE versus
ALT as "tool tips"?  I think the Mac version (4.5) always displays TITLE (if
both are available) but I am not sure.  Do any of the Windows versions
_ever_ pop-up TITLE content?

Bruce Bailey

> -----Original Message-----

> Although that occasionally backfires -- I've had a few students complain
> about the tooltips treatment, and not want to include ALT text because of
> it (a minority view, but a frustrating one to be sure!)
> Ann
Received on Tuesday, 22 February 2000 10:56:09 UTC

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