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RE: error with MAP

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From: Glenda Watson Hyatt
Date: Jan 25, 2002 2:10PM



My apologies to bobby, webaim, jimthatcher<?>.

It is on the WAI site! At
http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-HTML-TECHS/#group-bypass. Glad to discover
their examples use valid HTML!


>
>
> 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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