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Examples

View live exampleThis example uses the title property to display advisory text when the user hovers the mouse pointer over the text.

<SCRIPT>
function boldAdvise(src) {
    src.title="this is bold text";
    return;
    }
</SCRIPT>
:
<SPAN onmouseover="boldAdvise(this)">bold section</SPAN>

Notes

Remarks

Windows Internet Explorer renders the title as a ToolTip when the user hovers the mouse over the object. Titles are limited to 512 total characters; this limit includes control characters, such as line feeds, carriage returns, and so on. In Windows CE, ToolTips do not appear when a user hovers the mouse pointer over objects. Renders the title as a ToolTip when the user hovers a mouse or finger over objects Titles are limited to 512 total characters; this limit includes control characters, such as line feeds, carriage returns, and so on.

Syntax

Standards information

Compatibility

Desktop

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
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Mobile

Feature Android BlackBerry Chrome for mobile Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Opera Mini Safari Mobile
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Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]