[thelist] Ampersand in alt text on Netscape 4

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Wed Feb 14 19:20:45 CST 2001

At 04:31 PM 2/14/2001 -0500, you wrote:

>I'm trying to put an ampersand (&) in <img> alt text, and
>it's not displaying correctly on Netscape 4 on Windows.
>It shows up as an underline. Using &amp; &#38; and plain
>ol' & doesn't help. Is there a workaround?

Welcome to windows hell. This is not an Netscape problem its an OS problem. 
The & in Windows is used to Identify a hot key combination for menus and 
tool bars. In order to get the & to display as an & instead of a _ you have 
to use 2. e.g. &&.

This of course looks stupid on other OSs and your alt tags.

Anthony Baratta
Keyboard Jockeys

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