Closed Bug 600096 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:126.96.36.199) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0E) Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:188.8.131.52) Gecko/20100914 Firefox/3.6.10 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0E) newImg.alt="scubadivesea - Cozumel Island, Mexico - age 32" newImg.src="/files/main/thumbs/15545/tDX.jpg" mouse-over image does not display the popup containing the alt text newImg.src="tDX.jpg", mouse-over image does display the popup containing the alt text Works properly with IE 8.0 Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. display an image by setting DOM attributes of an image 2. 3. Actual Results: Nothing happens when you mouse-over the image Expected Results: The alt text appears in a popup box when you mouse-over the image Tested Firefox under Windoze and Linux, same results. Without proper functionality, my window displaying scrolling thumbnails is not very useful.
alt is for the alternative to the image when you can't see it because images have been disabled. You want the title attribute. It is IE that has the bug, it should not use the alt attribute as the image title.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: NoTooltip
> Works properly with IE 8.0 Actually it "works" only in quirks/IE7 mode. IE8 fixed the bug in IE8 mode.
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