Advanced labelcontrol help

Mar 18, 2011 at 4:20 PM

Hello, some time ago I created widget which replaced ugly labelcontrol help panels with performant, sleek coded javascript tooltip. It enables easy styling through CSS and easy setting through JS variables, also your help can contain HTML. However I had problem with widget persistence so i put it on hold, I'd like to ask you for help fixing* this widged and I think ppl would love it if included in suite. It also removes help icon if there's no help content for given label (like everyone knows what firstname/lastname are, no need to have help there)

*Fixing - Edits widget does to HTML won't persist through postback controls like country dropdown on edit profile page (when changing country it posts back to populate region dropdown), widget will kickin again only after page refresh. I have no idea why it does that and how to prevent it.

Demo site: http://www.komczek.cz/login (just hover over the "?" image)
Download: http://www.xeev.eu/Files/Code/LabelControl_HelpTooltip.zip

Tell me what you think.

Mar 19, 2011 at 8:01 PM

That looks pretty cool.  I am going to run this by the rest of the project team to see what they think and let you know.

Mar 20, 2011 at 1:03 PM

That's a great idea, I'm definitely all for including it. Just one thing, would you be terribly offended if I replaced the actual tooltip code with the jQuery tooltip plugin? It's a bit more configurable than the one you're using.

Mar 20, 2011 at 1:18 PM
Edited Mar 20, 2011 at 1:18 PM

Absolutely. Feel free to enhance/replace any portion of code. I wasn't aware that jQuery even has one, not really my area i use it just occasionally ^^.

Mar 21, 2011 at 4:59 PM

Mark: It looks like you're in favor of adding this to the road map.  If I don't hear otherwise, I will add it to the road map later today.

Mar 21, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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