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Re: Javascript Rollovers and accessibility


From: Andrew Johns
Date: Jan 21, 2003 6:57AM

> If i am using graphics as links and want a rollover effect on
> them (i.e they swap images using javascript) - does this
> meet accessibility requirements?

Generally in my experience, the rollover effect has been nothing more than for presentational effect, so anyone with javascript turned off or didn't support could still click the link, or navigate to it on a keyboard and access the information behind it, and would ignore the onmouseover/onmouseout, and onfocus/onblur events