Mouseover

Mouseover[expr,over]

represents an object that displays as over when the mouse pointer is over it, and as expr otherwise.

Details and Options

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Change from off to on when the mouse is over the expression:

Scope  (4)

Use anywhere in a formula:

Use anywhere in a graphic:

ImageSize->All keeps the overall size constant regardless of which expression is visible:

Use Dynamic to recompute the tooltip every time it is looked at:

Options  (6)

Alignment  (1)

Align within Mouseover:

Background  (1)

Change the background color:

BaselinePosition  (1)

Align with surrounding text:

FrameMargins  (1)

Add margins to Mouseover:

ImageMargins  (1)

Add margins to Mouseover:

ImageSize  (1)

Control the overall size of Mouseover:

Applications  (1)

Use Mouseover to find the rule number of a particular CellularAutomaton:

Properties & Relations  (1)

Mouseover changes the expression itself:

StatusArea presents the label in the status area:

Tooltip presents the label in a popup box:

Possible Issues  (1)

If the mouseover is smaller than the original object, there can be an oscillation:

With ImageSize->All space is always left for the largest object:

Neat Examples  (1)

Introduced in 2007
 (6.0)