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From: Peter Krantz
Date: Jan 23, 2009 1:55AM


Dean Hamack wrote:
"That's certainly possible. But the only alternative is to use
background images. Both have their disadvantages."

This is an interesting topic. I assume scaling is one of your concerns
with bitmap images? As a previous poster noted, as CSS content becomes
possible in IE I guess it is only a matter of time before makers of
assistive devices include support for it. At that time your page may
become more difficult to parse.

At the same IE is the only major browser that does not support inline
SVG. Maybe you could try out SVG as an option? It should scale and
print well and is unlikely to become problematic in the future. Also,
it gives you a greater freedom to design your arrows exactly the way
you like.

Regards,

Peter Krantz
http://www.standards-schmandards.com