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Need help getting image hotspot links to work in gmail

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I'm sending an email blast with image hotspot links, they work in all other programmes such as in outlook & hotmail, but are not recognised in Gmail? how do I get this to work?
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Gmail will disable area map markup, so image hotspots simply wont work. With so many free email service providers disabling image display by default, image links are a fundamental usability issue.

A work-around is to design the image so that the hotspots can be sliced and placed into table td cells. Wrap a href tag around each image and set border to 0. If the gmail receiver has images disabled, the links still won't work I believe. If images are set to display, you're in luck.
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Great Thanks a lot for your help!
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