Wednesday, March 19, 2008

How to disable the image toolbar for images in Internet Explorer 6

By default, when viewing an image on a page with Internet Explorer 6, a little toolbar will appear in the upper left corner when you hold your mouse over the image for a few seconds. This toolbar really gets in the way if you want users viewing your page to do things with the image, like capture mouse clicks, drag the image, etc. Thanks to, I found two ways to disable this. To disable the image for a whole page, add a meta tag to your header:
<meta http-equiv="imagetoolbar" content="no" />
Or to disable this on a per image basis, add:
to the img tag.

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