Re: [Boost-docs] Pop-up comment callouts?

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Pop-up comment callouts?
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-05 18:18:55

on Sat Nov 03 2007, Daniel James <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Seems to me that when I hover my mouse over one of the little
>> left-hand-side number markers at
>> I should get a pop-up box containing the comment text. If we can do
>> portable menus like those at with pure
>> CSS, that shouldn't be too hard, should it?
> Only if you move the callout text into the code example (so that it
> would be in the correct position when it pops up). I don't think that's
> a good idea.

At minimum it could just cover the code (preferably above the line of
the callout). If you need to see the callouts along with all the
code, you can scroll down.

> It could be done with javascript though. I can have a look into this in
> the future.

I think you're making it too complicated. I don't see why JS should
be necessary.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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