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Re: lynx-dev Getting Rid of "[LINK]"s for No-ALT Image Links?

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Getting Rid of "[LINK]"s for No-ALT Image Links?
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 1999 16:53:39 -0600 (CST)

On Sun, 31 Oct 1999, Mike Harris wrote:

> Forgive me if this is a FAQ; I've made a meaningful investigation of help

I don't think it's a FAQ.

> files, and it's possible I've overlooked it, but I've not seen it answered.
> Is there any way to tell Lynx not to automatically create a "[LINK]" entry
> if it finds a graphic link without an ALT tag?  For instance, if Lynx sees
> this ...
> <A HREF="";><IMG SRC="yahoo.gif"></A>
> ... it creates a "[LINK]" tag, since there's no ALT.  Any way I can get it
> to just ignore the link?  The -pseudo-inlines tag doesn't seem to work.

Yep, it doesn't have an effect if the IMG is within <A></A>.  That's
intentional afaik, there needs to be *something* or the anchor will
be "hidden" (not selectable).  And we don't want links to disappear
just because the author didn't care about adding an ALT attribute.

But are you asking as a user or as an author?  If the second, use


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