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RE: images used as form submit buttons

From: Jon Hanna <jon@spin.ie>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 16:28:35 +0100
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3c.org>
> 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.

What's the problem with:

<input type="image" src="blah.png" alt="submit data" />

granted <input/> with type="image" doesn't allow for longdesc, but unless
you need to <map> the image for some reason I don't see any problems with
alt or any need for javascript.
Received on Friday, 24 May 2002 11:21:15 UTC

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