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Questions tagged [tooltips]

Tool tips are the little blurbs that pop up when you hover an element in a web page. They are typically taken from an element's "title" attribute.

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Add time stamp tooltip to site launches/age

This is a follow-up question/request to Is there a way to know the new launched sites over the years? and is related to this Area 51 discussion: Tooltip showing date/time of site launch. The All ...
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Why some user profile photos display a larger thumbnail and description and others don't? [duplicate]

Sometimes the profile picture thumbnail that appears below an answer is converted into a larger picture and description, sort of a tooltip, upon mouseover, while other pictures don't display that ...
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Date of question displays wrongly [duplicate]

It displays as "yesterday" but today is February 20 and question's date is February 18.
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Strange tooltip positioning on the site analytics page

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/site-analytics I guess, the tooltip should appear near the cursor. Spec: Win7 (64-bit), Firefox 65.0.1 (64-bit).
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Questions with bounties awarded sometimes show the awarding users' names as “false”

For example, see: prolog - Rearranging variable_names The markup for the awarded bounty badge reads: <span class="bounty-award d-block ta-center" title="This answer has been awarded bounties ...
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No tooltips for Advanced Search Tips

Two years ago there were tooltips for the Advanced Search Tips (see related post: Strange hint alignment in the Advanced Search Tips), but nowadays there are no tooltips. What's the reason to remove ...
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Fix tooltip for the red tags on the Tags page

According to the latest information from the Red tag set by user without diamond question, not the only ♦ moderators can set the red tags on questions. Hence the tooltip for the red tags on the Tags ...
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Capitalize “your reputation” in topbar tooltip

Most tooltips in the topbar are capitalized: But not the reputation: Let's capitalize your reputation!
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Incorrect tooltip for inbox messages before manual page refresh

When you have unread inbox messages the topbar inbox button contains an indicator with number and tooltip is saying "You have unread inbox messages": Now you can click on the button to see unread ...
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Area 51 - can be the tooltip displayed with full description instead of the ellipsis symbol

In the proposal div, if the proposal description is exceeding around 240 characters, the ellipsis symbol is displayed. But when I hover over on the text there is no tooltip. On hovering over the ...
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What is the new 'Snow-Flake' symbol? [duplicate]

Good day. Today I was just working when I saw that there was a snowflake in the top-bar-menu, and it had a purple notification number on it. I had never seen it before. Note: This has been solved ...
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Add tooltip to post titles in reputation section of profile

I noticed that reputation section in profile doesn't have tooltips for post titles: This looks inconsistently with other sections, and I suggest to add tooltips here too. Furthermore, tooltip ...
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The tag tooltip only shows in preview of edit mode, and not in live

If you use [tag:tag] (e.g. bug), the system will show the tooltip in edit mode. But in live the system doesn't show it. This applies to both the inline editor and the separate edit page (/posts/[...
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The unclickable link: hover options in chat have thwarted my quest for knowledge [duplicate]

While perusing my local chat room, I espied a link in a message that I desired to visit: But Lo! Whereupon I attempted to click said link, the hover options appeared and blocked my passage: Woe unto ...
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Misplaced tooltip in Site Analytics graph

The tooltips in the Posts graph on the Meta Stack Exchange Site Analytics page are misplaced. Sometimes, they appear to be part of the next graph (see below) - the arrow indicates the point I was ...
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The starting day of the site is displaying wrongly

In Users page -> Reputation tab -> all option is for sorting the users by reputation in descending order from the starting day of the site to today. When hover on the all option the tooltip is ...
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Misleading hover text for 'protect' option

The hover text for the 'protect' option is slightly misleading: disallow answers by anonymous and very new low rep users The word 'new' is off. It doesn't matter if the user is new or not; only ...
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Number of SE Sites in site list tooltip is wrong

It's generally accepted the Stack Exchange has 173 sites. It's shown in the login page, stackexchange.com, and in the Site Tour. For example (from the Meta Site Tour): However, the tooltip from ...
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Increase padding to the tooltip text in the activity tab

In any Stack Exchange site in the Activity tab, the tooltip text for the REPUTATION and Top tag (red circled in the screenshot) are not having enough padding compared with the other sections. For ...
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Tooltip for badges on the profile top section

I just noticed that there is no tooltip for badges on the profile top section: In badge section tooltips are visible: I see no reason to not display tooltips for badges on the top section of ...
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Tool tip for review list on a user's network profile is wrong

On a users network profile there is a section where you can see a list of reviews a user has done on all Stack Exchange sites located at User's Network Profile > Activity > Reviews. Hovering your ...
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User profile creation time for the profiles created today is not showing anymore

On user profile pages, the relative timestamp such as Member for 2 days has exact date and time of profile creation, available on hover: <span title="2017-10-28 20:35:56Z">2 days</span&...
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People reached tooltip in Profile tab can be used the style from Activity tab

The tooltip (or popover) for the people reached in the Activity tab is looking good. But for the people reached in the Profile tab is follows the old style. Can be the tooltip style in the Activity ...
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Make all tooltips for tool buttons in editor uniform

Each tool button for an edit window which changes text body contains a tooltip with a keyboard hotkey. In all cases except "snippet" hotkey format is Ctrl + Letter, for the snippet button - (minus) is ...
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Tooltip “You have new reputation changes” is not cleared

When getting reputation changes the icon lights up with a number, and its tooltip changes to: You have new reputation changes That is fine, however when clicking the icon then closing it, the ...
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HNQ list in stackexchange.com tooltips request

tl;dr: Can we please get the following tooltips in the HNQ list? user's reputation when hovering over the user's name Some indication of the question's score time stamp of question posting when ...
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Long site names get cut off in the Email Settings “+ more” sites tooltip

Regarding: Control the types of email you receive via our new Email Settings feature First I would like to compliment the design and say that it looks really clean and user friendly. One small bug......
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Pluralization issue in the tag's top users page

In the tag's top users page, for the user those who are answered or asked a single post only, for those entries the tooltip is displaying with the plural issue. for answers:   1 answers ...
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Data Explorer shows “This is a favorite query” for unfavorited queries

The hover text for the Favorite Query star on Stack Exchange Data Explorer displays the hover text "This is a favorite query (click again to undo)". This hover text shows the same message even if the ...
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Opening user profile from responses-answer tab leads to momentary error message

Opening user profile from responses-answer tab leads to momentary error message with text: Error occured while opening post body Same for "revisions" tab and "all" tab if current item is ...
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Show the bounty notice/reason on hover instead of “this question has an open bounty worth x reputation”

There are different reasons for a bounty including "to award to an existing answer". In some other case, the person is looking for updated answer. When saw a bounty in the featured tab, The title ...
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Hover mouse over header logo (div id hlogo) on each Stack Exchange site for a brief description

It could be quite useful and informative to add a title attribute to the the hlogo div for each Stack Exchange site that displays a brief description of that particular Stack Exchange site. Example ...
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Improve formatting for Top Tags tooltip

Tooltip in the Top Tags section of the user profile shows an information about questions and answers posted by user. Currently it looks like this: My request is to split sentences into different ...
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Add timepoint tooltip for an item with earned badge in the achivements dialog

If you cover reputation change in the achivements dialog by mouse pointer - tooltip with timepoint will be shown: For badge items no such behaviour exists: If you want to know that date you ...
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Hover text (title attribute) missing in question title

Perhaps this is an intentional user interface change, but it appears that the title attribute has been removed from the question link on the main page of at least several SE sites (cs, electronics, ...
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Different tooltip text for Sign Up tab

On the page https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/signup tooltip for Sign Up tab says (emphasis is mine): Sign up to {SiteName} Same tab on the page https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/...
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data.SE - better way to distinguish between forks/same-title queries

When I search for queries on data.SE, I often get a large number of results with the same query name, which are, I assume, forks and variations of the same query. I believe something needs to be ...
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Vote count appears when hovered over

The current vote count is shown only when the points are clicked on: to: It may be more convenient when the mouse cursor is hovered over the points and the vote count appears automatically ...
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Wrong tooltip for greyed out edit link on locked meta post

When I was trying to edit a locked question on a per-site meta, I noticed the edit link is disabled, so I hovered over it, and was surprised to see the generic tooltip: Or in words: Suggested ...
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Tooltip for deleted post contains a snippet of a post [duplicate]

Flag summary page contains a list of flaged posts. Some of them are already deleted. I don't have enough rep to view deleted post yet, but in this case I can see a some text from the post in the ...
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Stack Overflow Talent link doesn't have tooltip

Stack Overflow Talent link in the page footer doesn't have tooltip: Any other site's links have it. E.g. Area 51:
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Make hat tooltip (and everywhere) more clear

Currently the hat count shows the count of different hats (because one hat can be earned more then once), but even the tooltip doesn't explain that: My request is to add the word "different" (or ...
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Top bar tooltip not localized for not logged in user

Tooltip texts for inbox/achievements buttons are not translated for non-English sites if user is not logged in. Before log in: After log in: Tested for: Stack Overflow на русском Stack ...
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Increase width of tooltip blocks in the profile page

Width of the tooltip for impact block in the user profile page is too small (looks ugly for me): Small width looks good for short text (2-3 lines): But not for a long text as in the ...
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Broken tooltip for question link with non-Latin symbols in comments

If I put a link (from the browser) to a question with non-Latin title in the comment, then I've got not URL decoded text with incorrect right border (in FF): I would like to see correct title ...
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Tooltip for flagging chat messages wrong

When trying to flag a message in a chatroom's starboard, the tooltip whilst hovering over the flag button is click to star.
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Strange hint alignment in the Advanced Search Tips

For many of items in the Advanced Search Tips section you can see curious indent for the second line: Does it make some sense? Related question in ruSO.Meta
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On hover over a vote button, display the date you voted [duplicate]

I often land on answers and realize that, at some time in the distant past, I already found this answer and read it, and voted on the question and/or my favorite answer. I then re-read the answer, ...
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Chat conversations tab tooltip text bug

I noticed an apparent bug in the text when I hover the "conversations" tab in a chat room, it looks like the text is a little grammatically wrong: The text reads: a chronological list ...
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Bounty tooltip shows same name multiple times

I just noticed this issue on the bounty tooltip of this answer: This answer has been awarded bounties worth 150 reputation by Rand al'Thor and Rand al'Thor (emphasis mine) I understand that the ...