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About HTML and suchlike I know
so this may be unfeasible. But.
On many websites and in many
applications, little help-messages or
pop up when you hover over a button.
(Apparently these are called
"mouseovers", so I did learn something at
the HB after all.)
like it if, when I hover over HB
names on the "recent" lists (or other
screens), the Summary of the idea
This would save me (sometimes) clicking
on an obscure or ambiguous idea-name
like "OBC" or "Electricity generation"
simply to find out what it actually was.
If this were easy to implement, then
If not, then my life will not be so bad
Ah, here you go, the last time this was suggested
[DrCurry, Jun 02 2007]
How to do tooltips in CSS.
[jutta, Jun 03 2007]
Nicer timing behavior. [jutta, Jun 03 2007]
||This has been proposed before.
||Ah - I missed it in my cursory search. If
you can point me to the previous idea, I'll
gladly delete this one.
||Aha. Maybe it would be easier to find if
there were some kind of pop-up idea
||In my very brief stab at HTML coding using notepad, I remember that those little pop-ups can only be arranged as alternative text for images, in case the browser cannot display them. See croissant, top left, for example.
||But I'm willing and ready to be corrected.
||Harumph, harumph, consider yourself corrected.
||Maxwell, do you know that you could edit your default view to include subtitles out in the open?
||//do you know that you could edit your
default view// I had not the faintest idea
that such a thing was possible. As is so
often the case, I find that my needs have
been, apparently, presatisfied.
||//Harumph, harumph, consider yourself corrected. //
Thanks for the correction: A useful trick.