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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Graphic Alt text (for accessibility) does not appear in Firefox (does appear in IE) - Derby-1842
Date Tue, 16 Jan 2007 23:05:02 GMT
Laura Stewart wrote:
> For Derby-1842, I updated the alternate text (aka Alt text). The Alt
> text appears when you hover your mouse pointer over a graphic image in
> Internet Explorer but not in Firefox.
> Does anyone know why?
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1842

A google search popped up this reference which says firefox uses the alt
tag as intended:

Look at the section titled "Mozilla Firefox and the alt Attribute." It
says "title" enables mouseover comments, so I tried that with one of
your files and it worked (mouseover now displays the info); however, it
truncates everything past the first &#10; .

On Safari, mouseover displays nothing when "alt" is used, but shows the
complete text when "title" is used.


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