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Re: Javascript Image Roll-over

From: Andrew Kirkpatrick <andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 07:23:18 -0500
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-id: <BA4C0E66.D3C6%andrew_kirkpatrick@wgbh.org>

Nice.  Thanks for the link.  Ideally all browsers will support CSS well
enough to do more things like this, but until then it is worth knowing that
if you "need" rollover effects in other browsers to be triggered from the
keyboard that onfocus and onblur can be used in addition to onmouseover and


On 1/15/03 6:09 PM, "Joe Clark" <joeclark@joeclark.org> wrote:

>>> And yes, it's pretty much a wank to use JavaScript for these functions.
>> I've been unable to get a:hover or a:focus to modify the properties of a
>> different element, which is often done with javascript.  For example, you
>> roll over or tab to a button and to the right of the button a related image
>> appears (naturally, this related image is useful for understanding the
>> content of the button).
>> Does anyone have any examples of making something like this work without
>> javascript/with CSS?
> Pure-CSS popups, baby!
> <http://www.meyerweb.com/eric/css/edge/popups/demo.html>
> If extreme backward compatibility is an issue, using JavaScript for
> this purpose, but not really for typography of links, ceases to be a
> wank.

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