Toby Mills wrote: > For my 2 pennies worth, I think that images that convey little or no > information and who's sole purpose is to provide page formatting only need > to be given alt=" ". They are a spacer therefore their description is a > space. Annoyingly W3C states spacers should have alt's but does not say what > they should be. Eh? This seems pretty clear :-) <http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/objects.html#adef-alt> 13.8 How to specify alternate text <excerpt> Do not specify irrelevant alternate text when including images intended to format a page, for instance, alt="red ball" would be inappropriate for an image that adds a red ball for decorating a heading or paragraph. In such cases, the alternate text should be the empty string (""). </excerpt> -- Hassan Schroeder ----------------------------- hassan at webtuitive.com Webtuitive Design === (+1) 408-938-0567 === http://webtuitive.com dream. code.