Help:Adding tooltips

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Adding tooltips
Adding an icon with a tooltip
Further Information
Provided by: Semantic MediaWiki
Minimum version: 1.4.0
Maximum version: still supported
Function: yes
Tag: no
Name: #info
Table of Contents

The #info parser function allows to add tooltips containing additional information or warnings.

Syntax

{{#info: <text> | <icon> }}

Parameters

Text

The first parameter displays the text in the #info bubble and should only contain inline HTML elements. There is limited support for wikitext formatting such as bold, italics and internal links. No paragraphs, tables, lists or any other block elements are allowed. One should also avoid using empty lines (because empty line will terminate one paragraph and start another one) and equal signs (see the tips section). Refraining from those guidelines could lead to incorrect HTML code and rendering (e. g. part of text after empty line could be rendered in the page, not in the bubble).

Icon

In case a second parameter is passed onto the #info parser function, it will influence the display of the icon. If an incorrect parameter is used then the parameter will be silently ignored, and the default info icon will be displayed instead. Since Semantic MediaWiki 3.0.0Released on an unknown date and compatible with MW 1.27.0 - 1.30.x. the icon set was changed to use flat icons. Also the iconography changed as described in the following table:1

Allowed values are:

Icon Description (SMW ≥ 3.0.0) Description (SMW < 3.0.0) Example
info A blue icon with exclamation mark; default A blue icon with question mark; default
test
note A blue icon with question mark. A orange icon with exclamation mark.
test
warning A orange icon with exclamation mark. A yellow icon with exclamation mark.
test
error A red icon with hyphen. A yellow icon with exclamation mark.
test

Examples

Code Result Comment
Some inline text {{#info:Text to be shown in a bubble.}} Some inline text
Text to be shown in a bubble.
Click on the icon to see the bubble.
Telephone number{{#info:Please enter it in the format e.g. +49-30-45084940|note}} Telephone number
Please enter it in the format e.g. +49-30-45084940
Available since Semantic MediaWiki 1.9.0Released on 3 January 2014 and compatible with MW 1.19.0 - 1.22.x.
http://www.semantic-mediawiki.org/ {{#info:Please always use https whenever possible.|warning}} http://www.semantic-mediawiki.org/
Please always use https whenever possible.
Available since Semantic MediaWiki 1.7.0Released on 1 January 2012 and compatible with MW 1.16.x - 1.19.x.
2011-02-29 {{#info:Incorrect date.|error}} 2011-02-29
Incorrect date.
Available since Semantic MediaWiki 3.0.0Released on an unknown date and compatible with MW 1.27.0 - 1.30.x.

Related tips

See also

  • Help:Tooltip ← General information about tooltips and their usage in conjunction with Semantic MediaWiki.



This documentation page applies to all SMW versions from 1.9.0 to the most current version.
     

Help:Adding tooltips en 1.9.0


References

  1. ^  Semantic MediaWiki: GitHub issue gh:smw:2691