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Re: images used as form submit buttons

From: Aaron Smith <aaron@gwmicro.com>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 09:12:59 -0500
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To: "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Adding a TITLE tag to an INPUT TYPE="image" should solve the problem.

At 03:11 PM 5/24/2002 +0100, you wrote:

>apologies if this arrives twice but the first post didn't seem to appear
>after a couple of hours waiting.
>I am working on the assumption that using an image to submit a form will
>cause accessibility problems either because of the need for javascript or
>because it would mean using invalid html to create a text alternative for
>the image. I am in a situation where I am being asked to use images for form
>submission and would like to hear the views of list members.
>Julian Scarlett
>Web Design & Document Management System Officer
>Education Directorate
>Sheffield City Council
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