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JS plugin Qtip2 popup customisation

Last Modified: 2014-12-15
on my page i have an image, with an image map e.g.
<map id="points" name="points">   
        <area shape="circle" alt="point 1" coords="79,165,5" href="chapt1.pdf">
        <area shape="circle" alt="point 2" coords="60,165,5" href="#chapt2">

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using the qtip2 plugin, i can make the points hotspots, however, i would like to customize the popup's title and content area as below:

title text: area alt text e.g. point 1
content: clickable link to href value of area -  (<a href="chapt1.pdf">Point 1</a>) or at least, just clickable link to href value

full qtip config:

   /* content: {
         attr: 'alt'
	content: {
		attr: "href",// should be clickable link and display alt text (attr: 'alt')
		title: {text:"Download", //should be area alt text
      button: 'Close'}
  position: {
             target: 'mouse', 
             adjust: {
                 mouse: false
	 style: {
            classes: 'qtip-light'
        },show: { solo: true }


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