Sets or retrieves a text alternative to the graphic.
HRESULT IHTMLAreaElement::get_alt(BSTR *p);HRESULT IHTMLAreaElement::put_alt(BSTR v);
- Pointer to a variable of type BSTR that receives the text to display as an alternative to the graphic.
- BSTR that specifies the text to display as an alternative to the graphic.
Returns S_OK if successful, or an error value otherwise.
The text is used to replace the graphic for text-only browsers and to display in the window before the graphic has loaded. The text also acts as a ToolTip if the IHTMLElement::title is not set when the user hovers the mouse over the graphic.
Alternate text should be provided whenever the graphic is not rendered. Alternate text is mandatory for Level 0 documents.
In Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, This property now applies to the object object.