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RE: error with MAP

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From: Glenda Watson Hyatt
Date: Jan 25, 2002 1:52PM



Thanks Joel -- don't remember which site -- bobby, webaim, jimthatcher<?>
or...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: WebAIM forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ]On Behalf Of
> Joel Ward
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 12:44 PM
> To: WebAIM forum
> Subject: Re: error with MAP
>
>
> Hi Glenda,
>
> I suggest using DIV. MAP is a tag for image maps; you have a simple text
> navigation bar. I'm sure MAP probably won't hurt, but I don't think this
> was the intention of the MAP tag.
>
> You can use TITLE attribute with the DIV:
>
> <DIV title="Navigation Bar">
> <P CLASS="navbar">[<a href="toc.htm">Contents</a>] [<a
> href="question1.htm">Question 1</a>] [<a href="question3.htm">Question
> 3</a>] [<a href="glossary.htm">Glossary</a>]</p>
> </DIV>
>
> What is the reason for using MAP? Which site did you find that on? I'm
> curious why that was suggested.
>
> Joel
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Glenda Watson Hyatt" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> To: "Kynn Bartlett" < <EMAIL REMOVED> >; "WebAIM accessibility forum"
> < <EMAIL REMOVED> >
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 3:21 PM
> Subject: error with MAP
>
>
> > I'm using MAP for a navigation bar, as suggested by one of the web
> > accessibility sites.
> >
> > Here is my code:
> >
> > <!-- Navigation Bar -->
> > <MAP title="Navigation Bar">
> > <P CLASS="navbar">[<a href="toc.htm">Contents</a>] [<a
> > href="question1.htm">Question 1</a>] [<a href="question3.htm">Question
> > 3</a>] [<a href="glossary.htm">Glossary</a>]</p>
> > </map>
> >
> > However, I get this error when validating the code:
> >
> > <MAP title="Navigation Bar">
> > Error: required attribute "NAME" not specified
> >
> > Where did I go wrong? Should title be NAME?
> >
> > This is rather urgent as the Simplified Web Accessibility Guide goes to
> > print today. Help.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Glenda
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