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Re: Gmail photo alts

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From: L Snider
Date: Aug 30, 2016 8:21AM


Hi Katie,

This one isn't a signature, so I am not sure it will work. Have you tried
it in email message content?

Cheers

Lisa

On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 9:13 AM, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL < <EMAIL REMOVED>
> wrote:

> Hi Lisa,
>
> I know this is complicated, did you leave out the step where you copy the
> Word information into Outlook?
>
> This is how I do it:
>
> 1. Create info with text, and images and alt text (in description field)
> 2. Copy and Paste that into an Outlook signature template
> 3. Send an email to my Gmail account with that Signature
> 4. Copy the signature text from the (Outlook) email in my Gmail inbox
> 5. Paste that text into the Gmail Signature template
>
> ​​​​​If that doesn’t work please let me know.....:-)
>
>
>
> * katie *
>
> Katie Haritos-Shea
> Principal ICT Accessibility Architect (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)
>
> Cell: 703-371-5545 | <EMAIL REMOVED> | Oakton, VA | LinkedIn Profile |
> Office: 703-371-5545 | @ryladog
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> Behalf Of L Snider
> Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:42 AM
> To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Gmail photo alts
>
> Hi Latie,
>
> Thanks for sharing that method. One thing I found quite by accident, was
> when I copied the content of a Word document into a Gmail email. This
> included the two photos I have in there, which had alts in Word. When I
> copied the photos didn't copy over (I expected that) but my alts did copy
> over...It was interesting. It didn't help me, but I wasn't expecting the
> alts to come with the text!
>
> Cheers
>
> Lisa
>
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:28 AM, Katie Haritos-Shea GMAIL <
> <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>
> > I do the whole thing in Word and paste it into the Outlook, therefore
> > you only get the alt text you inserted into the description field in
> > Word alt text dialog.
> >
> > ​​​​​
> >
> >
> >
> > * katie *
> >
> > Katie Haritos-Shea
> > Principal ICT Accessibility Architect (WCAG/Section 508/ADA/AODA)
> >
> > Cell: 703-371-5545 | <EMAIL REMOVED> | Oakton, VA | LinkedIn Profile
> > |
> > Office: 703-371-5545 | @ryladog
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On
> > Behalf Of Paul J. Adam
> > Sent: Monday, August 29, 2016 10:18 AM
> > To: WebAIM Discussion List < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> > Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Gmail photo alts
> >
> > https://www.outlook-apps.com/alt-text-images-outlook/ <
> > https://www.outlook-apps.com/alt-text-images-outlook/>
> >
> > Use the Outlook 2013 image format properties After you insert the
> > image in your email, select it by clicking once on it and then right
> > click to open the image menu: on the right click menu, select Format
> > Picture. Outlook
> > 2013 will open a new menu on the right side of the email editor, with
> > the image formatting options. Choose Layout & Properties and the
> > select the ALT text option:
> >
> > Note: according to our tests carried with Outlook 2013 15.0.4517.1003,
> > there seems to be a bug in the way Outlook inserts the ALT text. You
> > would expect the Title (on the Picture Format properties) to refer to
> > the HTML image Title attribute, but it doesn’t! Both the image Title
> > and Description texts are added inside the ALT attribute text,
> > including the words Title & Description. We’re not sure why Outlook
> > handles it like this…
> >
> >
> > Paul J. Adam
> > Accessibility Evangelist
> > www.deque.com
> >
> > > On Aug 29, 2016, at 9:06 AM, Jamous, JP < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> > >
> > > Paul,
> > >
> > > How do you accomplish such a thing?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > **************************************************
> > >
> > > Jean-Pierre Jamous
> > > Digital Accessibility Specialist & Developer UI Accessibility Team
> > >
> > > The only limitations in life are those we set for ourselves
> > >
> > > **************************************************
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > 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:
> > >>
> > >>> 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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