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Re: img alt text, links and titles

From: Rebecca Cox <rebecca@cwa.co.nz>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 14:56:43 +1300
Message-Id: <v04210103b86a8c880ed8@[]>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
A problem I have been noticing is that Windows (IE and Netscape) will 
only show the alt tooltip, where you have got alt text in the image 
tag, and title in the link tag - so the title text is not ever 
available as a tooltip, on Windows' most common browsers.

So I get requests to put long, descriptive alt text on images used as 
links - even those for navigation! :(


At 12:26 PM -0500 1/15/02, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Yep, this makes good sense.
>On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Chris Croome wrote:
>  If you want to include the words "home page" how about doing it as a
>  title on the hyperlink:
>    <a href="/" title="Sheffield City Council home page"><img ...></a>
>  Chris
Received on Tuesday, 15 January 2002 20:55:49 UTC

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