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davydoo
06-12-2005, 05:47 PM
Hello all. I'm new here. I've done a simple web page for my business and now I'd like to do another one. I'm using Dreamweaver MX. While I'm waiting for my book ("How to do Everything with Dreamweaver") I have a brief question. I've figured out how to do a Swap Image and a Rollover. What I'd like to do is when the mouse is placed over an image, instead of having the image change, I'd like to have some text come up adjacent to the image, then go away when the mouse is removed. Can anyone point me in the right direction as how to do this? I found a website with an example of this, but when I look at the code I can't figure it out. Is it okay to post a link to the page for someone to look at as an example?
Thanks,
David

dreamlynx
06-12-2005, 08:39 PM
i'm trying to undestand the question. Do you just want something next to the words of the link or do you want it to appear some where else on the page. I can give instruction if you answer this for me

Thanks,
Dan

davydoo
06-12-2005, 11:22 PM
I guess that was a little confusing! Let me try again. I have an image that links to, for instance, my price list for my products. I would like it to when you place the mouse on the image, the image changes from black and white to color (which I know how to do), then some text appears off to the side that says something like "Price List" (there will several images for the prices list, descriptions, products, etc.) This last part is the one that I no idea how to do. I had this idea then stumbled onto this site that had just what I was looking for. Here is the link: http://www.klio.net/RATPATROL/ ('http://www.klio.net/RATPATROL/') When you mouse over the pictures on the right, the name appears to the left. Any ideas? I should get my book next week but wanted to put up our new site before my next ad comes out.
Thanks!

domedia
06-13-2005, 01:41 AM
Here's a quick way:
-Insert a layer, put your text in it, make sure the layer is placed where you want it, and make sure it's hidden by default.
-Apply the show/hide layer behaviour to your image, and select your new layer as the layer that is supposed to show on mouseover.

davydoo
06-13-2005, 05:34 AM
Here's a quick way:
-Insert a layer, put your text in it, make sure the layer is placed where you want it, and make sure it's hidden by default.
-Apply the show/hide layer behaviour to your image, and select your new layer as the layer that is supposed to show on mouseover.
Hey! That worked! Here is a test page that I did. I need to refine it but the idea is there:

http://southwestframeworks.com/Testpage.htm ('http://southwestframeworks.com/Testpage.htm')

You said this was a quick way to do this. This is all new to me. Are there other ways to do this? I'm pretty sure this way will do what I want, but I'm just curious.

Thanks again for the help.