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Screen readers and images

From: Jeff Isom <jeff@cpd2.usu.edu>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 18:58:38 -0700
Message-ID: <001001c0923b$d1bb1b40$42117b81@usu.edu>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Can anyone explain to me how screen readers handle images?  I was under the
impression that if an image doesn't have an alt tag, the screen reader would
read a file name or something similar.  Is this correct, or does the screen
reader simply skip the image as if it were not there.

Thanks,
Jeff Isom
Received on Thursday, 8 February 2001 20:51:49 GMT

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