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Re: XBL and tooltips

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 15:46:04 -0700
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Aaron Reed" <aaronr@us.ibm.com>
Cc: dev-tech-xbl@lists.mozilla.org, public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.teapi2fx64w2qv@id-c0020.globalsuite.net>

On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 15:27:43 -0700, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>> I have an XBL binding containing anonymous content that I use for
>> <foo:bar/>. However, foo:bar is in a .xhtml document that has @title
>> specified on the xhtml:xhtml element.  I'd like to manage my own
>> tooltips and not have Mozilla popup my tooltip along with the xhtml
>> title tooltip.  Is there a way I can style the xhtml title tooltip not
>> to display if I'm going to display my tooltip or in some other way turn
>> off the title tooltip when the mouse is over my foo:bar
>> element/anonymous content?
> You can use the new title="" attribute on the <xbl:div> element:
>    <template>
>      <div title="">
>        ...rest of template here...
>      </div>
>    </template>
> Assuming you style the <div> to exactly overlap the bound element, that
> will stop tooltips from the bound element from rendering. You can then do
> whatever you like with your shadow tree to get tooltips.

Seems like a valid use case for having title=""... You can disregard my  
earlier comment on public-appformats@w3.org.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 14 August 2006 22:46:51 UTC

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