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Re: Gmail photo alts

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From: Jamous, JP
Date: Aug 29, 2016 8:06AM


Paul,

How do you accomplish such a thing?




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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Paul J. Adam
Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 8:42 AM
To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Gmail photo alts

Also not possible to add alt text to images in OS X and iOS Mail apps as far as I know.

You can add alt text to images in MS Outlook.

Paul J. Adam
Accessibility Evangelist
www.deque.com

> On 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:
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>> 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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