By default, MapsAlive shows the hotspot's content when you mouse over it. If you are using popups you can also have your interactive map display a tooltip when the mouse moves over a hotspot and hide the tooltip when the mouse moves off the hotspot.
Not Your Ordinary Tooltips — Mouse over the state capitals on the map of New England. Notice how the tooltips jump out at you. The tooltips on this map are bold, italic blue text with a gold border and a light yellow background.
Choose From a Variety of Built-in Tooltip Styles
MapsAlive comes with a number of tooltip styles that can make your interactive maps really stand out. Here are just a few examples of tooltip styles :
Design Your Own Tooltips
You can define your own tooltip styles that you can use with your interactive maps. The tooltip editor lets you choose:
- Text color
- Text font
- Border color
- Border thickness
- Background color or transparent
- Padding between text and border
- Maximum width before text wraps
How do I add a tooltip to a hotspot?
How do I choose a new tooltip style for my map?
How do I create a new tooltip style?
in the menu.