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mouse over

Mouse Over are tooltips, i.e. operating aids or tool aids. They are pop-ups of the graphical user interface (GUI) of operating systems and application programs that open when the user leaves the mouse cursor on a function element for a short time

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Mouse-Over Function

Mouse-Over Function

The pop-up opens with a slight time delay and contains a short description text in a rectangular box with a yellow

background. The pop-updisappears as soon as the mouse cursor is moved further or automatically after a certain time.

The mouse-over technique is used in application programs and also in the Windows toolbars and taskbars.

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Updated at: 03.04.2012
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