Re: Images in Horizontal rules......

Arnoud (galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl)
Mon, 24 Jun 1996 19:39:24 +0200


From: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Images in Horizontal rules......
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 1996 19:39:24 +0200
Message-Id: <MLtzx4uYO9HN089yn@stack.urc.tue.nl>

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In article <26438.9606241009@strachey.ecs.soton.ac.uk>,
S.N.Brodie@ecs.soton.ac.uk wrote:
> Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet wrote:
> > In theory, yes. One suggestion is that the browser translates the
> > clicked location with the corresponding dot in the original map. But
> > I'm not sure how to implement this reliably, as there are many cases
> > in which such a mapping would get incorrect results.
> 
> In what way could it be incorrect?

Well, obviously it would cause problems if you *downsize* the imagemap.
Then you will lose pixels in the displayed image, so you cannot know
which pixel the user actually selected.

If the image is *enlarged* on the screen, I think it would be rendered
OK.

Galactus

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