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HTML/CSS Image map with multiple tool-tips

HTML/CSS Image map with multiple tool-tips

HTML/CSS Image map with multiple tool-tips

(OP)
Hello
I am doing a mishmash of HTML and CSS to do the following:
I have a single photo being used as an image map. The photo shows a dozen or more people, and I want to show a tool-tip as I hover over each person. I mapped the people out fine, the tool-tips appear fine, just next to the overall image, not on it. Can someone give me a pointer on changing the position of the tool-tip container ? Ideally, I would like it to appear at the cursor location, but can't seem to get it there. You can see my test page at:
http://gruebane.com/test/c76.html
Thanks so much for suggestions !!

RE: HTML/CSS Image map with multiple tool-tips

Beware that hover actions may be an accessibility issue with users of devices that do not hover (tablets).

You could add a title to the area tags (title="Janet").

CODE --> HTML

<span class="tooltip">
<area shape="POLY" coords="753,635,707,545,736,503,721,433,768,359,788,353,789,289,821,259,852,265,869,296,855,331,847,349,893,389,905,409,914,544,861,595,850,643,753,635" href="#" title="Janet">
<span class="tooltiptext">Janet</span></span> 

RE: HTML/CSS Image map with multiple tool-tips

(OP)

Thanks - as you know, it worked perfectly. It is not as pretty as the tool-tip I spent hours on, but it works better for what I wanted. Thanks again.

RE: HTML/CSS Image map with multiple tool-tips

There are still many ways to style the tooltip presentation (example). However, as many people use touch devices now, the hover action is not typically worth the development investment. A JS action on click/touch would be better.

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