[thelist] MouseOver for graphical submit buttons?

martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com
Thu Jan 11 04:14:28 CST 2001

Memo from Martin P Burns of PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Subject:  Re: [thelist] MouseOver for graphical submit buttons?

At 10:03 AM 1/10/2001, you wrote:
>I would like to use a MouseOver on a graphical submit button in my forms.
>Any ideas?

>First setup a regular mouse over image.

>Second setup an onClick event that submits the form using JavaScript.

Um... why? And how's it going to work for people without JS which of course
you're supporting as it's front and centre in the WAI guidelines?

Won't it work with just a type=img input button?

And if not isn't it better to support a wider range of users than have the
prettiness of a rollover?

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