ABC Hover Index

Summary: displays a pagelist as an alphabetic hover menu, sorted by title
Version: 2008-04-20
Prerequisites: PmWiki 2.2 beta
Status: new
Maintainer: HansB?

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This script adds a pagelist format fmt=hoverindex, which displays a pagelist as a horizontal row of alphabetical index letters, showing the alphabetical pagelist subsections only when hovering the mouse pointer over the index letters. The pages are sorted by title and displayed by title.

Copy Attach:abchoverindex.php Δ to cookbook/ folder and add to config.php


This recipe is based on DictIndex? and LinkCSSToolTip, combining an alphabetical pagelist index (but sorted and displayed by page titles, not names) and css to display each pagelist subsection when hovering with the mouse over the index letter.

Example markup (not yet activated on this page):

(:pagelist group=PmWiki list=normal fmt=hoverindex:)


Release Notes

  • 2008-04-20: fixed removal of last index letter separator.
  • 2008-04-18: initial release.

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Minor alteration to line to add to config.php. I asume was pasted from somewhere else. Tried it, works perfectly!

Dave Cooke 20 April 2008