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README.md

RailsTooltip

Allows an easy implementation of javascript tooltip in rails. for demo visit

Gem Installation

[sudo] gem install rails_tooltip

Plugin Installation

rails plugin install git://github.com/sandipransing/rails_tooltip.git

Copy tooltip assets from plugin to app root

rake rails_tooltip:install  

Usage

1. Add following line to controller that uses tooltip

uses_tooltip

2. In layout head add following lines

<%= rails_tooltip_stuff_if_used %>

3. Inside layout body add follwing div

<div id="demotip">&nbsp;</div>

4. Add title attribute to the node where tooltip to be displayed

<%= link_to 'Blog', 'http://funonarils.com', :title => "A Ruby On Rails Blog"%>
<%= link_to 'Tooltip', 'http://flowplayer.org/tools/demos/tooltip/index.htm', :title => "Visit to see demo of tooltip"%>

5. To Initialize tooltip add following line at the bottom of view

<%= tooltip_init_if_used( 'daily_statistics', 'a' ) %>

Here daily_statistics is the id of container holding a tags i.e. links

6. To initiate tooltip for some other html tags like

<label title="This is label tooltip">Label</label>
<%= tooltip_init_if_used( 'daily_statistics', 'label' ) %>

TDOO:Example

Contributors

Sandip Ransing, Josh Software Private Limited

If you wanted to do any changes in the plugin, do fork repository. Please, Feel free to add your name in contributors list.

any sugestions? san2821 at gmail.com or sandip at joshsoftware.com released under the MIT license

Copyright (c) 2010 [Sandip Ransing], released under the MIT license

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