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    Add ALT text tag for Image Field

    Asked by ceu.csupomona on November 10, 2015 at 04:37 PM
    was there ever an update for the ALT text for images
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    JotForm Support

    Answered by jonathan on November 10, 2015 at 04:47 PM

    Can you please provide us more details on what you were looking for.

    If you use the Image field, you can asign label name/text to it using its properties.

    If you were referring to having alternative text to an image within the form, you can use the TEXT field instead to add your image/picture and then you can assign an Alt Text to the image.

    Hope this help. Let us know if you need further help.

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    Answered by ceu.csupomona on November 10, 2015 at 06:15 PM

    So the image tool will not allow alt text? I am asking because we are trying to make the form ADA compliance. http://www.ada.gov/pcatoolkit/chap5toolkit.htm

    but the other way of putting the image would probably work. I will need to check.

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    Answered by jonathan on November 10, 2015 at 10:56 PM

    Yes that is corrrect. The image tool ufortunately do not have the property or tag for the Alt-Text option.

    But using the TEXT field intead will allow you to add the image and include and Alt-Text tag to it.

    See screenshot below for the comparison of the usage.

    here is a test form https://form.jotform.com/53138988777982?

    I will also submit a request feature to our higher team support to add the Alt-Text tag to the properties of Image Tool.

    For now, I can only suggest to you to use the TEXT field for alternative.

    We will update this thread once we have news on the status of the feature I have submitted.

    Let us know if there is more I can help you with.




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    JotForm Support

    Answered by NicholasWestley on November 19, 2015 at 12:30 AM


    This has now been implemented.  To change the alt value select properties of an image field amd change the "alt" property.



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    Answered by ceu.csupomona on November 19, 2015 at 12:19 PM

    Ooh, thank you so much. This will be so helpful.


    Thank you again.