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Subject:Re: mouseover. Is it a word? From:"Smith, Martin" <smithmr -at- ENCORP -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 21 Jun 1999 12:17:50 -0600
Well, if you're writing about Dynamic HTML then you can write about the
"onMouseOver" event. This event can be used to create graphics that
change when the cursor passes over them. There is also the onMouseOut
event and others. Such effects are often refereed to as mouseovers by
web designers. As always, know your audience.
From: Chris Hamilton [mailto:caxdj -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET]
Sent: Monday, June 21, 1999 12:09 PM
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: mouseover. Is it a word?
Do you mouse over something to make associated text appear? Do you mouse
over it? Or do you do something else to it. Mouseover seems to be the
slang, but is it the phrase that a happening technical writer would use?