Revenge of the pretty pictures

John Arbash Meinel john at
Thu Sep 22 22:31:11 BST 2005

John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> Aaron Bentley wrote:


> I'm actually playing around with using the "href" attribute, and
> generating custom cmap files. It lets you create a .png file and then
> some html which uses the cmap, and lets you have nice mouseover
> information as well as a link to something else.

I found the trick. It is the "tooltip" attribute. I'm playing with
bzrtools now so that it can generate everything correctly. You can see
what the image map does here:

I'll probably create a bzrtools branch, and publish the changes I make.

> The only problem I see right now, is that the "title" defaults to the
> label of the node. While I would like to sneak in extra information.
> Also, I don't see any way to make the "title" be more than one line
> ('\n' is printed literally).

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