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image map
Last modified: Monday, June 16, 1997 

A single graphic image containing more than one hot spot. For example, imagine a graphic of a bowl of fruit. When you click on a banana, the system displays the number of calories in a banana and when you click on an apple, it displays the number of calories in an apple.

Image maps are used extensively on the World Wide Web. Each hot spot in a Web image map takes you to a different Web page.

Image map is sometimes spelled as one word: imagemap.

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NCSA's imagemap tutorial 
This is a step-by-step tutorial for designing and serving graphical maps of information resources with either the external imagemap CGI script or with the built in imagemap support in NCSA HTTPd 1.5.

Client-side image map tutorial
Provides step-by-step instructions for creating a client-side image map.

Creating imagemaps
This is a step-by-step guide to creating imagemaps and using them in HTML documents.

Imagemap guides and tutorials
Contains links to imagemap authoring guides from NCSA and CERN and several tutorials.

Imagemap help page
Contains a clear introduction to imagemaps, links to resources, and a list of imagemap related questions and answers.

Imagemapped images and image-incapable user agents
This W3C document discusses appropriate handling of documents containing imagemapped images in cases where the user-agent cannot display or otherwise process inline images.

W3C httpd clickable image support
Provides information about the /htbin program that handles clicks on sensitive images.

Yahoo!'s imagemaps page
Yahoo!'s directory of imagemaps.

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