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Re: Gmail photo alts

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From: Jim Allan
Date: Aug 29, 2016 7:36AM


there is always 'alt' as plain text. share the description with everyone

On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 8:31 PM, L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Hi Kevin,
>
> Thanks. I was hoping I missed something, but I guess not!
>
> Cheers
>
> Lisa
>
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 7:39 PM, Kevin Chao < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > Unfortunately, it's not possible to add alt text to images via Gmail.
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 1:25 PM L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> >
> > > Oh and I can't link to these photos with a URL, they must be in the
> body
> > of
> > > the email (I know you can do a URL with an alt for a signature image).
> I
> > > don't think one can alt these, but I wanted to triple check.
> > >
> > > Cheers
> > >
> > > Lisa
> > >
> > > On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 3:23 PM, L Snider < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Everyone,
> > > >
> > > > I am putting two photos in a gmail email message, inline and not as
> > > > attachments. I have looked everywhere and can't see where I can add
> an
> > > alt
> > > > for them. Anyone know?
> > > >
> > > > I have tried everything, but can't get it to work.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers
> > > >
> > > > Lisa
> > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > >



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