So the script would have to be modified?
On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 4:01 PM, Majestic [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
> Shouldn't the alt tag show something atleast?
> On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 3:43 PM, Thierry Koblentz [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: [EMAIL-REMOVED] [EMAIL-REMOVED]-
>>> discuss.org] On Behalf Of Gunlaug Sørtun
>>> Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2008 11:24 AM
>>> To: Majestic
>>> Cc: [EMAIL-REMOVED]
>>> Subject: Re: [css-d] ALT Attribute not showing up in IE
>>> Majestic wrote:
>>> > I'm having a rare instance whereas IE is not showing the attribute
>>> > for a ALT tag anyone know the solution?
>>> To clarify this case a bit for all responders:
>>> The case was presented to me - with link - hours before it ended up here
>>> on [css-d]. I couldn't solve it, but I've seen it before (somewhere, a
>>> long time ago) so I suggested the Original Poster should google for such
>>> Facts about the "missing alt-attribute" in _this_ case:
>>> - It is *not* the 'alt-attribute' that's missing in IE - it's the
>>> *entire* image that is *not* visible.
>>> - Even the image's place-holder is missing in IE, so if one set a
>>> background-color on the image-element not even that color shows up in IE.
>> Majestic just sent me the link.
>> As you say this has nothing to do with CSS, but for the record it is not an
>> IE bug either.
>> The page in question uses a script that parses the document, looking for png
>> images. Then it *replaces* these images with DIVs to which it applies a
>> filter to achieve transparency.
>> So there is no mistery, if no ALT text shows it is simply because there is
>> no IMG element in the markup.
>>> - The image has a '.png' extension. Changing that extension to
>>> *anything* else, makes the image appear as it should in IE - with
>>> alt-attribute and all. (Rings a bell..?)
>> Because the script ignores other extensions...
>> Thierry | http://www.TJKDesign.com
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