imagemapster caption/tooltip

Posted on 2013-11-09
Last Modified: 2013-11-09
Hello experts,

I am trying to set a tooltip with imagemapster plugin.

They have a very complicated example here:

What i am trying to do is much more simple. the tooltip should basically show a text of the area shape id. So in this example below it should simply show "5.5.1". The tooltip should show inside the area shape when hover.

If someone can just show me a very simply way to do i would be thankful.

<area shape="rect" id="5.5.1" coords="35,47,164,78" alt="" href="" target="_blank">

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Question by:Refael
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Expert Comment

ID: 39635897

<div style="clear: both; width: 500px; height: 50px; border: 1px solid black;" id="selections"></div>
<img id="vegetables" src="" usemap="#veg">
<map id="veg_map" name="veg">
<area shape="rect" name="myshape"  coords="35,47,164,78"  href="#"> 

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    var image = $('#vegetables');
        fillOpacity: 0.4,
        fillColor: "d42e16",
        stroke: true,
        strokeColor: "3320FF",
        strokeOpacity: 0.8,
        strokeWidth: 4,
        singleSelect: true,
        mapKey: 'name',
        listKey: 'name'

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Author Comment

ID: 39635913
Hi GaryC123

Thank you.

The jsfiddle does not work for some reason!?

The tooltip/caption should show in the highlighted area shape  and not in a div outside.
The tooltip/caption text should be simply the ID of the area shape.
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Expert Comment

by:Rainer Jeschor
ID: 39635998
just overwrite this function:
        onShowToolTip: function(data) {

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Note: I set both tooltips on the area as well as only some IDs.

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Expert Comment

ID: 39636012
If I am understanding it he wants the tooltip within the actual area mapping coordinates
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Author Comment

ID: 39636037
GaryC123 Thank you. It seem to work :-)

i am trying to center the text in the area so i am adding 50% from left but it does not seem to work.
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Author Comment

ID: 39636143
Hi GaryC123

Thank you so much.
Because this should have been triggered when the user hover a row in a table i managed to convert it as show below. It works perfect!

var areaMapId = "area#"+newText;		
	var areaMapPosition = $(areaMapId).attr('coords').split(',');

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ID: 39636145
GaryC123 Thank you so much!!

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