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Thread: Region Specific Image Rollover
Oct 18, 2011, 10:33 #1
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Region Specific Image Rollover
For the first time in a long time, I've encountered a project with a single image that has many regions. Each region is a polygon, and will bind to a unique rollover event. That rollover event will pull back data for each region. For the past few days, I've been brainstorming ways to pull this off.
I've thought of using a hidden image in a canvas with a black background, and a different color foreground for each region. Then, mapping the color the proper region data on the backend.
Initially, I dismissed the idea of a good, old-fashioned image map, in an attempt to find something sleeker and sexier. But perhaps this is the best solution?
Would love to hear your thoughts on this...
Oct 18, 2011, 16:00 #2
I'm just not a fan of recreating browser features. You're trying to build an image map, so why not just build an image map? Stupid rollovers.I'm the web overlord for Graphic Business Systems