Closed Bug 99014 Opened 19 years ago Closed 19 years ago
Mozilla does not show a Tool
Tip for image ALT tags .
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win98; en-US; rv:0.9.3+) Gecko/20010909 BuildID: 2001090908 I'm not sure if this is a bug or if it is by design, but Mozilla does not show a ToolTip for an ALT tag of an image. On Netscape 4.78, etc. if you move the mouse pointer over an image and the ALT tag is set, it will show a ToolTip about that image. EXAMPLE: <img src="myimage.jpg" width="100" height="100" alt="This is a really cool picture."> On Netscape 4.78, etc. it would show "This is a really cool picture." as a ToolTip when your mouse pointer is moved over the image. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: Move your mouse pointer over an image that has the ALT tag set. You can use the URL above as an exmaple. My site has the ALT tags set for all images. Actual Results: As stated above. Expected Results: Expected the ToopTip to be shown for the image when the mouse pointer is moved over the image.
*** Bug 99015 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
ALT tag is intended to display as an alternative when images can't be displayed. Thus, it's been decided that Mozilla is not to display the ALT tag like all other browsers do. In order to display a tip when mousing over an image that is actually there, you can use TITLE instead. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 25537 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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