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RE: Spliced Images


From: Darren Brown
Date: Sep 6, 2000 9:25PM

couldn't you just forgo alt tags on the images themselves and give the table
a "title" tag?
good luck--
Darren B.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2000 3:22 PM
Subject: Spliced images

> Many designers use tables to splice together complex images to form the
look of one complex image. I realize that this can also be achieved
> using CSS. My question is how do you effectively use alt tags when
multiple small images are used to form the look of a larger image. If you
> use the same alt tag for all of the small images, the screen reader would
repeat the tag multiple times which could be annoying. Would it be
> better to use an alt tag in a single image and none in the others? Or is
it better to use one large, complex image and use CSS layering to
> achieve the look you want?
> Thank you,
> Jeff Isom