[thelist] pop up window for image without MSIE image resize

Roger Ly rogerly at bareviking.com
Mon Sep 16 10:32:00 CDT 2002

>    But if that same image is embedded in a web page by way of an <img>
>element, IE will not resize the image nor will it display the image-resize
>button. And, obviously, to include either a <meta> element or a galleryimg
>attribute, you must embed the image within a web page, which by design will
>eliminate the image-resize feature.

Even if you embed the image in an HTML page, you will still get the IE image
tool bar when you mouse over the image.  Now in some cases, that may be the
desired effect.  I personally can't stand having the toolbar appear when the
mouse is hovering over an image, since it ends up covering some part of the

To remove it, you can do what Dan suggested, and add the meta tag:

  <META HTTP-EQUIV="imagetoolbar" CONTENT="no">

to your page, which will turn off the image toolbar altogether for that page.
(His note said the value of CONTENT should be "false", while I use "no".  "no"
seems to work - I haven't tried "false")

However, I'm sure some users will find the image toolbar useful, so you may not
want to turn it off for all users.  In our case, our product design team decided
that the toolbar detracted to much from the page, so we turned it off on all


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