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Re: Null ALT in Office


From: Cliff Tyllick
Date: May 28, 2013 5:07PM

Ooh—I meant to answer this last week!

The kludgy way to identify null alt in Office is " ". Enter double quote-space-double quote in the Description field of the Alt Text of the element and JAWS, at least, will ignore it.

Create a PDF, though, and you have an element with alt text of " ". You then have to select it and identify it as an artifact.

Cliff Tyllick
Austin, Texas