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Re: images used as form submit buttons

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 11:03:36 -0400
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To: "Scarlett Julian (ED)" <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>, "'w3c-wai-ig@w3c.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3c.org>
At 10:11 AM 2002-05-24, Scarlett Julian (ED) 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.

Would the BUTTON element do what you need?

If it works, you don't need a script, you've got a place for ALT on the IMG within, etc.  Do browsers break on this?  Screen readers?



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