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Adding pop-up windows on word hover

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I have a similar whish. Could we add a pop un windows with some explanation on word or object hover? For example, I have a class name or a parameter name. I would like to tell a bit more about it but, in order to not mess with my UML diagramme, it should be displayed only when the pointer of the mouse is above this name (on a new window, above the main picture, next to the name).
It is possible to do that on pdf documents:


I suppose it is also possible with .svg files... but i'm not sure how it works.

Thanks a lot for your work! Great tool already!
asked Mar 2 in Wanted features by anonymous

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There is something close to what you are looking for, but that we should probably improve.

Today, you can use hyperlinks. For example:

class foo {
You should visit [[http://plantuml.com]] for information
You should visit [[http://plantuml.com our web site]] for information
You should visit [[http://plantuml.com{This is a tip} our web site]] for information


(Note that we have a bug here : link cannot be at the beginning or at the end of a line)

By chance, this is working with zero length url, so you can have:

class foo {
Some [[{This is a tip on the field} field]] of the class


This is quite limited right now, but you are looking for something like that, we can improve it.


answered Mar 2 by plantuml (125,210 points)
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