[thelist] "Hover-overs"

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 08:13:36 CDT 2006

On 8/18/06, Rob Smith <rob.smith at lexjet.com> wrote:
> I've had two requests this past week to see if it could be done, but I'm
> thing to come up with a clever easy way without using Flash. The request
> is to take an image and when you hover your mouse over a certain area, a
> popup dialog comes up and gives a short description of the area you're
> performing the hover-over. My initial comment would be to simply add an
> image map-with nonclickable regions, filling the tool tip with the
> description at hand. That seems like it'll work but you only have 5
> seconds to read it despite the fact that it's in a crummy little
> non-customizable yellow box.

There's a few CSS examples around, heres a starter:



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