[thelist] helptext attribute?

James Aylard evolt at pixelwright.com
Thu Sep 19 16:44:19 CDT 2002


> It is IE only and basically makes ALT text appear over an item (usually
> form fields) when the mouse is hovered over it for more than a few
> One of the few 'innovations' I can say I actually like from the Microsoft
> camp and I for one would like to see it become a standard.

    It sounds like you're describing the title attribute, which is part of
the HTML 4.x standard [1]. An expando property won't pop up a tooltip by
default, although you could write script to do that.

1. http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html#adef-title

James Aylard

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