[whatwg] [html5] HTMLMapElement.images

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Wed Jun 14 00:05:42 PDT 2006

Quoting Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> On 6/13/06, Anne van Kesteren <fora at annevankesteren.nl> wrote:
>> Before I forget about this hereby a proposal to give the
>> HTMLMapElement interface a new (readonly) member called `images` or
>> equivalent representing an HTMLCollection consisting of
>> HTMLImageElement and HTMLObjectElement (and perhaps
>> HTMLCanvasElement?) elements that use that image map definition.
> What's the use case?

Basically finding the position of the associated image elements so  
that you can show "popups" and so more easily without hardcoding that  
a particular image belongs to that map and vice versa.


... has a nice example (works in Internet Explorer only).

Anne van Kesteren

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