In CSS, you would just add this code to the top of your page below the
<head>, to make a CSS class in order to customize the look of the pop-up.
border: 1 green solid;
The heart of the code above, is the 3rd line:
filter:alpha(opacity=90);. This line makes the popup transparent with the opacity value set to 90. You can set the opacity within 0 - 100. If you set to 0, you won't see the popup.
Add the script below right after the CSS above.
x = event.clientX + document.body.scrollLeft;
y = event.clientY + document.body.scrollTop + 35;
Popup.style.left = x;
Popup.style.top = y;
The code above is quite simple, there're only 2 functions, one to display the pop-up and another to hide the pop-up.
The last part is some HTML, as the code below, to the body of the page and get it up and running.
<body bgcolor="black" text="white">
<a href="" onMouseOut="Hide()" onMouseOver="Show()"
onMouseMove="Show()">Move the mouse over here</a><br>
Move your move over the link above<br>
and the pop-up appears. And the pop-up<br>
follows your mouse as long as your mouse<br>
is still over the link.
<div id="Popup" class="transparent">
<div style="background-color: #003366">
<b>Title goes here</b></div>
<div></b>Description goes here</div>
If you change a little bit in the CSS code, you'll get 2 more types of pop-up:
- Change the line
filter:progid:DXImageTransform:Microsoft.Glow(color=yellow,strength=5); and you'll get this kind of pop-up:
- Or change the line
filter:progid:DXImageTransform:Microsoft.DropShadow(color=yellow,strength=5); and you'll get a pop-up with shadow:
Note that the 2 types above work only with IE5.5+. Hope this is helpful for you!
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