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1A computer function in which an image or hyperlink can be generated by moving a cursor over a specific point on a web page.
- ‘The mouseover could be achieved by setting up your Flash movie with a movie on the main stage under a button.’
- ‘I'm constantly hitting the wrong icon when the dock balloons up on mouseover.’
- ‘You can set a caption, which appears on mouseover, for each image.’
- ‘A mouseover on a TD element will fire twice on entry to the cell content.’
- ‘The headers for the selected rows and columns are highlighted; buttons offer tooltips on mouseover; toolbars contain a variety of rich widget types; and the cells can be interactively inspected and edited.’
- ‘At mouseover, the navigation drops down but you still get a hint of the building underneath.’
- ‘BadBuster has also released a browser plugin that underlines any company name it finds on the web and pops up a condensed report on that company on mouseover.’
- ‘One of the visual clues more used for hyperlinks - too much used, perhaps - is so-called mouseover: the image changes for another in the instant the mouse passes over the original one.’
- ‘The cursor position at the time an event occurs (such as a click or a mouseover) gets stored on an event object, which is handled slightly differently by the different browsers.’
- ‘Instead of clicking on a link to see the content, you can get a preview of the page using a gesture - typically a mouseover.’
- ‘If I want to figure out how to do a "mouseover" or swap images or run a slideshow or prevent people from downloading copyrighted images, I can find help somewhere out there.’
- 1.1[usually as modifier] An image or hyperlink that appears when a cursor is moved over a specific point on a web page.‘the mouseover ads are annoying’
- ‘That's not so bad if the images are small in file size, but it is bad when they don't preload the mouseover images.’
- ‘Create mouseover popup boxes for your text links.’
- ‘People quickly found out that Explorer 3 didn't give access to the images on a page, so that the mouseovers wouldn't work.’
- ‘Personally I don't like mouseover web previews.’
- ‘But generally, in-jokes are what "mouseover" link titles are there for.’
- ‘Stacked items for sale at the auction house now display the per unit price and per unit buyout price in the item mouseover.’
- ‘Perhaps navigation could be moved to the top of the page in a space-efficient horizontal strip (with mouseover drop-downs), or even to the right column.’
- ‘Another navigational aid involves the use of mouseovers to highlight the connections between nodes.’
- ‘We have additionally written code that prints the textual notes that appear as mouseovers on the screen as numbered endnotes when printed.’
- ‘The end product has a fairly usable interface, with mouseover previews and the ability to switch to different galleries.’
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