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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

alt — A text-only annotation, often used for accessibility

Synopsis

alt ::= (text | Graphic inlines)*

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes.

Description

A text (or other nonvisual) description of a graphical element. This is intended to be an alternative to the graphical presentation.

Processing expectations

May be formatted inline or as a displayed block, depending on context. Sometimes suppressed.

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