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From John Embretsen <John.Embret...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Graphic Alt text (for accessibility) does not appear in Firefox (does appear in IE) - Derby-1842
Date Wed, 17 Jan 2007 10:43:29 GMT
Bernt M. Johnsen wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Laura Stewart wrote (2007-01-16 13:55:22):
>> 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.


> Firefox is a graphical browser and as such does not ahev to display
> it, while w3m and lynx are text only browsers and "must" render the
> text.

Unless, of course, you configure firefox not to load pictures automatically, in 
which case it does display the Alt text instead (though still not on mouseover), 
as it should.


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