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jquery-ui.tooltip.altposition - Alter Position jQuery UI Tooltip Plugin to alters position according to the situation.

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Alter Position jQuery UI Tooltip

Alter Position jQuery UI Tooltip Plugin to alters position according to the situation.
The default position is under the element. It looks best position. But, it is not sometimes.
For example, it overlap pulldown list of select, or it is too lower position under the high textarea.

This plugin alters position by specified conditions. (e.g. height, tag-name)
See DEMO

  • Load the jquery.ui.tooltip.altposition.min.js script file after loading jquery.ui.tooltip.js etc.
  • The altPosition is added to Tooltip options. It accept the Object which can have following properties.

The position is altered to altPosition.position (alternative option.position Object of Tooltip) when any following conditions.

  • The tag-name of the element is altPosition.tagName.
  • outerWidth of the element is greater than or equal to altPosition.minOuterWidth
  • outerWidth of the element is less than or equal to altPosition.maxOuterWidth
  • outerHeight of the element is greater than or equal to altPosition.minOuterHeight
  • outerHeight of the element is less than or equal to altPosition.maxOuterHeight
  • altPosition.callback Function returns true

NOTE: These are joined by OR. (The position is altered if one or more conditions.)

$('input,textarea,select').tooltip({
  altPosition: {
    minOuterHeight: 60,
    tagName: 'select',
    callbackfunction() { return this.element.val().length > 20; },
    position: {my: 'left+15 top', at: 'right top', collision: 'flipfit'} // Right side 
  }
});
  • 2013-11-01 v0.1.0 Initial release.