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RE: Alt is not a description (was Re: when to use longdesc for images)

From: Patrick Lauke <P.H.Lauke@salford.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 15:55:15 -0000
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> From: david poehlman

> I use jaws with graphics in html set to all.  No matter what 
> you do in that 
> configuration I'll still see whatever info is provided by 
> internet explorer 
> as though it is rendering non alt.

Pardon me, but what the heck are you on about? Even when graphics
*are* turned on in IE, it exposes the ALT to Jaws, so it makes no
difference at all whether visual display of graphics is on or off!

Patrick H. Lauke
Webmaster / University of Salford
Received on Tuesday, 21 December 2004 15:58:10 UTC

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