Alt text for images with callouts

Subject: Alt text for images with callouts
From: dick -at- rlhamilton -dot- net
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Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 11:31:47 -0800

Does anyone have any advice for creating good alt text for an image with callouts?

E.g., an image that shows some kind of process. It has a standard block diagram that shows steps in the process, each with a callout number that refers to text in the body of the article/book.

Any thoughts on how best to write alt text in that case?

Thanks for your help.
Richard Hamilton
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