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Assigning Alternate Text to Image Maps in Word

Use the Web tab on the Format Text Box window to assign alternate text to areas of an image map in Microsoft Word source documents.

The following procedure provides an example of how to assign alternate text to an image map in Microsoft Word source documents using Microsoft Word 2003. Steps for assigning alternate text to an image map in Microsoft Word may be different in other versions of Microsoft Word.

To assign alternate text to an image map in a Microsoft Word source document

  1. In your Microsoft Word source document, locate the image map for which you want to specify alternate text.

  2. For each clickable area of the image map, complete the following steps:

  3. Right-click the text box that defines a clickable region for the image map.

  4. On the Web tab, in the Alternative text field, type the alternate text you want to specify for the image.

  5. Click OK.

  6. Save your Microsoft Word source document.

  7. Verify ePublisher assigned the alternate text you specified to each area of the image map when it generated output by completing the following steps:

  8. On the View menu, click Output Directory.

  9. In the TargetName folder, open the page that has the image map to which you assigned alternate text in Notepad, where TargetName is the name of your target.

  10. Verify that the alternate text you specified is included in the alt tag for each area of the image map.