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RE: Newbie question: alternative to message/hint/help?

From: Jeff Orchard <porch@sympatico.ca>
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 08:59:58 -0500
To: <www-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000301c71c63$7afa1be0$0302a8c0@FrontPorch>

Hi all,

Just hoping for a short note indicating whether or not this is possible.
Knowing it's not possible would save me a lot of time.

If it is do-able, an indication of where to look in the specs would be much

All the best,


> Hi all,
> Another newbie question for the experts.
> I'm trying to figure out a way to display a block of instructional text
> when
> an input element has focus.
> It's a fairly lengthy block of text that I'd like to position with CSS, so
> the "levels" behaviours aren't much help. The CSS-P is not a problem, I
> just
> need an element to grab a hold of.
> I considered making the instructional text "relevant" when the input
> element
> has focus, but haven't had much luck finding a way to bind the two.
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
> All the best,
> Jeff
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