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ch.Tooltip

Description

Improves the native tooltips.

How-to

// Create a new Tooltip.
var tooltip = new ch.Tooltip(document.querySelector('.trigger'), [options]);
// Create a new Tooltip using the shorthand way (content as parameter).
var tooltip = new ch.Tooltip(document.querySelector('.trigger'), {'content': 'http://ui.ml.com:3040/ajax'});

Parameters

  • el - HTMLElement : A HTMLElement to create an instance of ch.Tooltip.
  • options - Object : Options to customize an instance.
    • addClass - String : CSS class names that will be added to the container on the component initialization.
    • fx - String : Enable or disable UI effects. You must use: "slideDown", "fadeIn" or "none". Default: "fadeIn".
    • width - String : Set a width for the container. Default: "auto".
    • height - String : Set a height for the container. Default: "auto".
    • shownby - String : Determines how to interact with the trigger to show the container. You must use: "pointertap", "pointerenter" or "none". Default: "pointerenter".
    • hiddenby - String : Determines how to hide the component. You must use: "button", "pointers", "pointerleave", "all" or "none". Default: "pointerleave".
    • reference - HTMLElement : It's a reference to position and size of element that will be considered to carry out the position. Default: the trigger element.
    • side - String : The side option where the target element will be positioned. Its value can be: "left", "right", "top", "bottom" or "center". Default: "bottom".
    • align - String : The align options where the target element will be positioned. Its value can be: "left", "right", "top", "bottom" or "center". Default: "left".
    • offsetX - Number : Distance to displace the target horizontally. Default: 0.
    • offsetY - Number : Distance to displace the target vertically. Default: 10.
    • position - String : The type of positioning used. Its value must be "absolute" or "fixed". Default: "absolute".
    • method - String : The type of request ("POST" or "GET") to load content by ajax. Default: "GET".
    • params - String : Params like query string to be sent to the server.
    • cache - Boolean : Force to cache the request by the browser. Default: true.
    • async - Boolean : Force to sent request asynchronously. Default: true.
    • waiting - String | HTMLElement : Temporary content to use while the ajax request is loading. Default: '
      '.
    • content - String | HTMLElement : The content to be shown into the Tooltip container.

Extends

Properties

.Component#name String

The name of a component.

.container HTMLDivElement

The popover container. It's the element that will be shown and hidden.

.Popover#name String

The name of the component.

.Tooltip#name String

The name of the component.

// You can reach the associated instance.
var tooltip = $(selector).data('tooltip');

.trigger HTMLElement

The popover trigger. It's the element that will show and hide the container.

.uid Number

A unique id to identify the instance of a component.

Methods

.constructor()



    

Returns a reference to the constructor function.

.destroy()



    

Destroys an instance of Component and remove its data from asociated element.

// Destroy a component
component.destroy();
// Empty the component reference
component = undefined;

.disable() → {component}



    

Disables an instance of Component.

// Disabling an instance of Component.
component.disable();

.enable() → {component}



    

Enables an instance of Component.

// Enabling an instance of Component.
component.enable();

.require() → {component}



    

Adds functionality or abilities from other classes.

// You can require some abilitiest to use in your component.
// For example you should require the collpasible abitliy.
var component = new Component(element, options);
component.require('Collapsible');

.constructor()



    

Returns a reference to the constructor function.

.destroy() → {popover}



    

Destroys a Popover instance.

// Destroy a popover
popover.destroy();
// Empty the popover reference
popover = undefined;

.disable() → {popover}



    

Disables a Popover instance.

// Disable a popover
popover.disable();

.enable() → {popover}



    

Enables a Popover instance.

// Enable a popover
popover.enable();

.height(data) → {Number|popover}



    

Sets or gets the height of the container.

  • data - String : Set a height for the container.
// Set a new popover height
component.height('300px');
// Get the current popover height
component.height(); // '300px'

.hide() → {popover}



    

Hides the popover container and deletes it from the body.

// Close a popover
popover.hide();

.isShown() → {Boolean}



    

Returns a Boolean specifying if the container is shown or not.

// Check the popover status
popover.isShown();
// Check the popover status after an user action
$(window).on(ch.onpointertap, function () {
    if (popover.isShown()) {
        alert('Popover: visible');
    } else {
        alert('Popover: not visible');
    }
});

.refreshPosition() → {popover}



    

Updates the current position of the container with given options or defaults.

// Update the current position
popover.refreshPosition();
// Update the current position with a new offsetX and offsetY
popover.refreshPosition({
    'offestX': 100,
    'offestY': 10
});

.show(content, options) → {popover}



    

Shows the popover container and appends it to the body.

  • content - String | HTMLElement : The content that will be used by popover.
  • options - Object : A custom options to be used with content loaded by ajax.
    • method - String : The type of request ("POST" or "GET") to load content by ajax. Default: "GET".
    • params - String : Params like query string to be sent to the server.
    • cache - Boolean : Force to cache the request by the browser. Default: true.
    • async - Boolean : Force to sent request asynchronously. Default: true.
    • waiting - String | HTMLElement : Temporary content to use while the ajax request is loading.
// Shows a basic popover.
popover.show();
// Shows a popover with new content
popover.show('Some new content here!');
// Shows a popover with a new content that will be loaded by ajax with some custom options
popover.show('http://domain.com/ajax/url', {
    'cache': false,
    'params': 'x-request=true'
});

.width(data) → {Number|popover}



    

Sets or gets the width of the container.

  • data - String : Set a width for the container.
// Set a new popover width
component.width('300px');
// Get the current popover width
component.width(); // '300px'

.constructor()



    

Returns a reference to the constructor function.

Events

'destroy'



    

Emits when a component is destroyed.

// Subscribe to "destroy" event.
component.on('destroy', function () {
    // Some code here!
});

'disable'



    

Emits when a component is disable.

// Subscribe to "disable" event.
component.on('disable', function () {
    // Some code here!
});

'enable'



    

Emits when a component is enabled.

// Subscribe to "enable" event.
component.on('enable', function () {
    // Some code here!
});

'ready'



    

Event emitted when the component is ready to use.

// Subscribe to "ready" event.
popover.on('ready', function () {
    // Some code here!
});