MouseAnnotation

MouseAnnotation[]

gives any mouse annotation associated with the expression at the current mouse position.

Details

  • MouseAnnotation[] returns Null if there is no mouse annotation associated with the expression at the current mouse position.
  • MouseAnnotation[def] returns def if there is no current annotation.
  • MouseAnnotation[] yields the mouse annotation associated with the expression that would be selected if the mouse were clicked.
  • The annotation is the expression note in Annotation[expr,note,"Mouse"].
  • Dynamic[MouseAnnotation[]] gives the continually updated current mouse annotation.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

If the mouse is over the graphics, MouseAnnotation will return the associated annotation:

When the mouse is over the graphics, the annotation is displayed:

Use in plots:

Applications  (1)

Use MouseAnnotation to update the state associated with each graphic:

Properties & Relations  (3)

MouseAnnotation reveals annotations stored in other expressions:

Tooltip presents the annotated information in a popup box:

Mouseover presents the annotated information by changing the displayed form:

Wolfram Research (2007), MouseAnnotation, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/MouseAnnotation.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2007), MouseAnnotation, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/MouseAnnotation.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_mouseannotation, author="Wolfram Research", title="{MouseAnnotation}", year="2007", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/MouseAnnotation.html}", note=[Accessed: 04-March-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_mouseannotation, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={MouseAnnotation}, year={2007}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/MouseAnnotation.html}, note=[Accessed: 04-March-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2007. "MouseAnnotation." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/MouseAnnotation.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2007). MouseAnnotation. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/MouseAnnotation.html