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http://www.webstandards.org/2007/10/05/will-target-get-schooled/ > - what is desirable is of course a personal preference. alt.jpg 193 KB View Download Comment 3 by Deleted [email protected], Jun 25 2011 Processing When an image is not accessible Fire Fox does not show any space for image and Alt Go to a website that tries to display an unavailable image. If the image is non-existent (404), then FF displays the ALT text only with no indication that the image was 'missing'. this contact form

Safari, Chrome, WebKit Gtk Browser, WebKit Qt Test Browser. When "Show pictures" checkbox is intentionally unchecked in the advanced prefs setting by the user in IE6/7/8 and when the user checks "Always expand ALT text for images" checkbox in the For that reason, these browsers do not display the alt text on hovering over the image. Need to update on Qt and other platforms. ./editing/execCommand/insertImage.html Comment 52 Joe Wild 2011-06-21 11:39:57 PDT (In reply to comment #51) > (In reply to comment #49) This test failure is http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3059024/safari-doesnt-display-alt-text-on-images

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I've noticed the differences a long time ago, but I never had the nerves to make actual tests. That would be outside this bug report. > > > > 2. How to make a good diagram arrow Sentence in 'The Little Prince' conjunction more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising He is an editor of several specifications at the W3C including HTML 5.1, ARIA in HTML, Notes on Using ARIA in HTML and HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives.

I will have to see if I can get access to them. If considered an alternate for users who cannot perceive / understand the image then should browsers not provide an easy and intuitive method for users to access the alt text whether My understanding is that this is a valid to do until those tests can be updated on the respective platforms. Alt Text On Hover It would be great if people who posted that information could comment on how this bug affects accessibility.

Comment 28 Alexey Proskuryakov 2010-11-15 15:55:49 PST *** Bug 34919 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. *** Comment 29 Alexey Proskuryakov 2010-11-15 16:02:46 PST > This is a The missing image icon shouldn't interfere. Comment 73 kyounga 2013-04-01 19:32:50 PDT Created attachment 196058 [details] Basically, we can display the alt text value if there is the efficient space. This bug report is not about the absence of alt attribute.

no image = render alt text), or an alternate to the information conveyed by the image (i.e. How To Test Alt Text Nothing I said is being "re-purposed". The National Federation of the Blind sued Target Corp. Comment 64 Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis 2011-12-18 17:02:08 PST (In reply to comment #62) > > 1.

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Comment 58 Gérard Talbot 2011-12-18 11:50:09 PST (In reply to comment #57) > Yes, however, @title has long been used as a repair text substitute for @alt (see UAAG etc). https://discussions.apple.com/thread/377959?start=0&tstart=0 The web is a world of iconography, logography, ideography and pictography. Alt Text Not Showing On Hover This is a large patch, but it is mostly a couple of new tests and new results files. Alt Text Not Showing Wordpress Comment 42 Adam 2010-11-16 23:17:58 PST Well, the only non-webkit browsers that matter are Opera and FF, and they both show the alt text.

Comment #45 is proposing changing that behavior. > And, yes, HTML5 draft, not a PR, may allow absence of alt: when an alt text is provided, then what is HTML5 draft weblink Comment 35 Gérard Talbot 2010-11-16 10:35:51 PST (In reply to comment #31) > This bug is about displaying ALT text for missing images only - resources that the browser tried to I only updated the results on the platform I have convenient access to (QtWebkit Linux). user cannot perceive / understand the image = render alt text). Hide Alt Text

Need to update expected results on other platforms. Screen readers? Posted by Web Axeon Wednesday 2010-02-03 at 10:31:30 PSTGreat article, thank you! navigate here For instance, if you have a massive font size for your ALT text, you will have less characters to display and fit inside of the given width of the image. 2)

I had to redo the results of several tests now that the sizing and display of alt text are different. View Alt Text regards, Gérard Comment 41 Andre-John Mas 2010-11-16 21:01:56 PST My understanding is that if an image is not available, for one reason or another then the alt text should be displayed. This bug report has not about the title attribute.

Why the replaced textual content "Brand Name" should not be using a default font-size 2em?

Related to this, when browsers display a tooltip / popup with either alt or title text, these renderings of the text should persist for enough time for users to consume the Comment 66 Gérard Talbot 2011-12-18 17:37:13 PST (In reply to comment #64) > (In reply to comment #62) > > > 1. If there is a good patch, I'll read everything again and r+ if possible. Alt Img What I'm saying is completely withing reason based on this bugs original title and description.

I would argue that browsers should provide options for how and when to render alt and title text for images, and that this should not require the image to not be However, what is required is the ability to render alt text that is not contrained by image dimensions as implemented in Firefox. If you want balloon text to appear when the mouse hovers over an image, add "title" to the img HTML tag as shown in the example code below. his comment is here It SHOULD be displayed at all times.

That's how it's supposed to work. This way at least the ticket can be marked as fixed and then any refinement can go in another ticket.