Re: [pepysdiary] New contextual pop-up help
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--- Phil Gyford <lists@...> wrote:
> Im not really sure what to call this. Tool-tips? Hover help? Anyway,
> you should now notice something new if you hover your mouse cursor over
> any of the linked words in Diary entries.
> Most of these pop-up tips will only show the name of the person, place
> or thing mentioned, although even this is useful when Pepys isnt very
> specific in the Diary entry itself. But of the 2,875 Encyclopedia
> topics, Ive written short summaries for more then 500 of them all
> those that have Wikipedia pages associated with them.
> This leaves a lot of links without decent summaries and Id love it if
> any of you felt like writing one or more. Just email me the text and the
> link it should be associated with (eg,
> http://www.pepysdiary.com/p/150.php). Summaries should be up to 60 words
> and summarise the person, place or thing in a way that will be useful
> for the life of the diary. Where possible I tended to focus particularly
> on information around the diary person, such as how a person faired upon
> the Restoration. Also, Im not attached to any of the summaries Ive
> written so far, so if you feel you can improve on any, do email your
> versions to me at the usual address!
> These tips wont show up if you read the diary by email, or RSS. Theres
> also a bug that means the tip wont show up in Internet Explorer on
> Windows if its link is at the very left hand edge of the Diary entry.
> Im not sure if Ill be able to fix that.
> I hope you find these useful!
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