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Help! Can't get On Mouse Over event to work!


lula

Senior Member
#1
I'm slowly going nuts as I was fairly sure I've done it right... I'm using Dreamweaver and just want to have a separate 300x300px window open when I hover over an area of an image. I've placed the image, made the map area bit (with a # in the link field), selected it, chosen the Open New Browser Window behaviour and filled in the URL, size etc details, chosen the On Mouse Over event, then saved. But when I preview it it doesn't do a thing! If I use the On Click event it works fine... HHhhheeeelllpppppp
:confused:
 

Greg

Active Member
#2
Hi Lula,

I'm not sure that you can do a pop-up window with a mouse over event, and I'm pretty sure it can't be done with a hotspot area, hence why on-click it's working fine. I'm sure something similar could be done with CSS so on rollover a box appears within the existing browser window?

Sure one of the developers will be along to put me right! :)
Greg
 

lula

Senior Member
#3
Thanks Greg, I will wait for any further comments! Otherwise I will just think of a good reason to tell the client why On Click will be much, much better for them ;-)
 

Harry

Senior Member
#4
This is doable in pure CSS. The method you're using seems somewhat botched.

Do you have a budget for outsourcing? I can have this done pretty soon for you if so.
 

lula

Senior Member
#5
Ha, botched is the word (it's what you get when you let print designers near Dreamweaver)! No budget left really as I'm doing it on a shoe-string already although I might just have to find a meagre offering for you if I want to do this properly. I think you might faint in horror at what you see in the code... I have used CSS though, and I'm trying really hard to do it properly! I will email you via your website in a mo.