Hi, Err... Could someone describe how to use CSS to put text off left? Thanks :) Johnathon -- Johnathon Tinsley, Encryptec Limited Tel: 0845 25 77033, FWD: 753977 Email: jtinsley at encryptec.net, MSN: jtinsley at encryptec.net Statements made are at all times subject to Encryptec's Terms and Conditions of Business, which are available upon request. ----- Original Message ----- From: ben morrison <morrison.ben at gmail.com> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Sent: 12 September 2006 09:44:55 o'clock GMT+0000 Subject: Re: [thelist] correct use of alt and title attributes On 9/12/06, Christian Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com> wrote: > On 9/11/06, Micky Hulse <micky at ambiguism.com> wrote: > > <semi-OT> > > > > Everyone will probably flip on this one... > > > > I wanted an alt for css divs with backround image(s)... not possible. > > > > I used a 1px transparent gif and placed it inside and applied the alt to > > that. > > > > </semi-OT> > > Not that uncommon, I had to do that on a massive portal site once. The > reason was that the images needed to be flexible, as in reveal more or > less with the width of the browser and needed to be maintainable by > the editors in a CMS. Therefore we used an empty spacer gif for > alternative text and an inline style attribute to define the image. > Dirty, but not a problem. I've just been asked to add in alt text for a CSS background image. I decided to use an offLeft technique instead though: <p class="offLeft">Description of image</p> I just couldnt bring myself to use a spacer.gif. ben -- Ben Morrison -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !