[pmwiki-users] Popup messages

IchBin weconsul at ptd.net
Sat Oct 28 16:35:41 CDT 2006

Dominique Faure wrote:
> On 10/28/06, IchBin <weconsul at ptd.net> wrote:
>> Say I have a paragraph of text or a list of terms displayed on a page.
>> In that paragraph or list I may have n->terms that I would like to be
>> able to display its definition. I really do not want to load a page of
>> definitions and then reference directly to it with a [[#term]]. I would
>> like to stay on the same page as the term.
>> When the user hovers over a term I can popup a small message window with
>> its definition. Something on the lines of a queued process on a word
>> hover. Then I guess it would be more like a XMLHttpRequest call. Hope my
>> question make sense.
>> Just wondering if there are any recipes, or part of a recipe, that could
>> help me or get me going in the right direction? Do people build recipes
>> that can utilize javascript.  Sorry, I do not have a clue.
> You may have a look at DomTT!
> Dom

Thanks Dom, as a standalone product, boy it sure is the right tool for 
the job. I just need  to fool around with some markup. I will look at 
the two javascript recipes that exist already first and checkout their 
markup to get a handle.

I am surprise that with the big buzz word 'Ajax' out there no one has 
thrown a recipe together to encapsulate that animal. I do know that at 
least the cookbook recipe has an option to use it.

I am looking at that stuff now, as an aside, maybe I can cut something. 
But like everybody time is a tight commodity. I am new to this area but 
after reading some Ajax manual\books and tested some code it seems 
forward enough.  Still I'm new and swimming thru the two code layers of 

Thanks in Advance...                  http://ichbin.9999mb.com
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