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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] website, inlinemediaobject 'bug'?

On Sat, Oct 21, 2006 at 03:39:35PM +0100, Dave Pawson wrote:
> The resulting HTML shows as:
> <span class="inlinemediaobject">
> <img src="ubraille.png" align="left" 
> alt="&#xA;  &#xA;  alt text &#xA;"></span
> In Firefox (Linux host if that makes a difference) the alt text doesn't 
> show.

Show where?  Are you right-clicking on the image and viewing its
properties?  If so, the alt text is there, but you'll need to scroll the
single-line 'Alternate text' field to see it.  Also, if the referenced
image file were unavailable, the alt-text would appear in place of the

If you were expecting the text in a 'tool-tip', then firefox does not
use image 'alt' text for that -- it *will* display the value of 'title'
attr (allowed on most HTML elements, unlike img's 'alt') in tool-tip



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