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Re: Pictures In Tables

From: philip steven lanier <planier@u.washington.edu>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 21:42:15 -0700 (PDT)
To: Hy Cohen <hy@miplet.com>
cc: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.A41.4.44.0209032139480.136098-100000@dante57.u.washington.edu>

Try this:

<table>
  <tr>
    <td></td>
    <td rowspan=2>[IMAGE HERE]</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Text here</td>
  </tr>
</table>


-Phil Lanier


On Tue, 3 Sep 2002, Hy Cohen wrote:

>
>
> Hi,
>
> We're using tables for layout, and would like to have a picture show on
> the right side of an article, but have the screen reader read the ALT
> text of the picture before reading the text.  Any ideas?  I know you can
> do this with CSS2, but due to the use of browsers like Netscape 4.7, as
> far as I know, we can't rely on CSS2.  We first tried to develop our
> website by just using CSS1 and CSS2, and not use tables for layout,
> which worked fine in the newest versions of I.E. and Netscape, but what
> a mess in the older browsers!  Therefore, our solution was to use tables
> for layout. We do use CSS1 for font type, size, color, etc.
>
> The look would be something like:
>
> X = text
> O = picture
>
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxooooooooooooo
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooo
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooo
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooo
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooo
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxoooooooooooo
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> Thanks,
>
> Hy
>
>
> --------------------------------
> Hy Cohen and Guide Dog, "Layla",
> hy@miplet.com
>
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 4 September 2002 00:42:18 GMT

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