[Phpmyadmin-devel] IE JavaScript tooltip issue

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Tue Jul 12 10:33:41 CEST 2005

Garvin Hicking a écrit :
> Hi all!
> I have just looked at the bug report
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1224152&group_id=23067&atid=377408
> I can confirm the error, even though it does not prevent me from successfully
> exporting anything.
> The problem is that this tooltip-JavaScript code is a bit suboptimal.
> The libraries for this function are called at the bottom of the file, even
> though JS libraries should be put inside the HEAD-section. That, however, cannot
> be done as the included javascript file references some div-Containers that only
> "exist" after the DOM creation. On the other hand, before the script is loaded
> you can already move your mouse above the tooltip bubble, and then you get an
> error in the IE because the JS library is not yet loaded.
> It would require a major rewrite of that piece of code so that the library is
> included in the head section, and the tooltip-init code is called upon <body
> onload="...">. Added to that, the tooltip bubble itself may not yet execute
> before the library and DOM is loaded.
> Sadly, this is only an issue in the IE, and I could not find ANY way whatsoever
> to debug it's JavaScripting and what exactly is causing this ominous reported
> error on line "142". In any case this should not ever prevent users from actual
> functionality like exporting...

Ok, so this sounds like a minor issue. Let's concentrate on more 
important issues...


> Regards,
> Garvin

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