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jQuery UI Tooltips track Option

  • Last Updated : 05 Feb, 2021

jQuery UI consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using jQuery, CSS, and HTML. jQuery UI is great for building UI interfaces for the webpages. jQuery UI tooltip widget helps us to adds new themes and allows for customization. In this article, we will see how to use the track option in jQuery UI tooltips. The track option if set to true, the tooltip will follow the cursor in the jQuery UI tooltips. By default, the value is false.

Syntax:

$(".selector").tooltips(
   { track : true }
);

Parameters:

  • Boolean: If set to false, the tooltip will not follow the cursor.

CDN Link: First, add jQuery UI scripts needed for your project.

<link href=”https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/themes/ui-lightness/jquery-ui.css” rel = “stylesheet”>
<script src=”https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js”></script>
<script src=”https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js”></script>



Example 1: In the following example, the track option is set to false. Refer to the output image for understanding.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <link
      href=
      rel="stylesheet"
    />
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <h1 style="color: green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h3>jQuery UI | Tooltip track option</h3>
  
    <script>
      $(function () {
        $("#gfg1").tooltip({
          track: false,
        });
        $("#gfg1").tooltip();
        $("#gfg2").tooltip();
      });
    </script>
  </head>
  
  <body>
    <label for="name">Name:</label>
    <input id="gfg1" title="GeeksforGeeks" />
  
    <p><a id="gfg2" href="" title="GeeksforGeeks"> Click here!</a></p>
  </body>
</html>

Output:

Example 2: In the following example, the track option is set to true. Refer to the output image for better understanding.

HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <link
      href=
      rel="stylesheet"
    />
    <script src=
    </script>
    <script src=
    </script>
  
    <h1 style="color: green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h3>jQuery UI | Tooltip track option</h3>
  
    <script>
      $(function () {
        $("#gfg1").tooltip({
          track: true,
        });
        $("#gfg1").tooltip();
        $("#gfg2").tooltip();
      });
    </script>
  </head>
  
  <body>
    <label for="name">Name:</label>
    <input id="gfg1" title="GeeksforGeeks" />
  
    <p><a id="gfg2" href="" title="GeeksforGeeks"> Click here!</a></p>
  </body>
</html>

Output:

Reference:https://api.jqueryui.com/tooltip/#option-track




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