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Re: Image Galleries, Alt vs caption. - Popup Image

From: B.K. DeLong <bkdelong@pobox.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 20:48:46 -0500
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At 09:25 PM 12/4/2004 -0500, B.K. DeLong wrote:
>I'm producing an image gallery standard that I want to make accessible as 
>possible. In the past, we've used 4 column tables - 1 row for images and a 
>second row for captions. In theory, I could associate the caption cell 
>with the image cell it goes to but inherently, it's not a proper table data.

I'd like to thank everyone for their help in making our Image Gallery 
template more accessible:


Now I've turned my attention to the "popup" page containing the large 
version of the image.

I've included extra navigation in the <head> element along with the actual 
<a> based navigation, as well as accesskeys and tabindex.

However I can't figure out a good way to attach the image caption to the 
image so I've filled in the ALT text. Doesn't this seem redundant?

I created an "Up" navigation option but even though I opened this "popup 
window" with target="_blank", there's no way to get that "Up" navigation to 
go back to the original window as far as I can tell. Is there?

Anything else before we begin creating our image galleries for this cycle? 
I think we're good to go.

Thanks again!

B.K. DeLong
Web Production Specialist

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 9, Room 215
105 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

email: bkdelong@mit.edu
Received on Tuesday, 11 January 2005 01:48:49 UTC

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