Idocs Guide to HTML

START = MOUSEOVER

rollover imagesAre you looking for information on creating rollover images? Take a look at our Rollover Image Tutorial.

MOUSEOVER starts the movie start when you put your mouse over it.

For example, this code

<IMG 
   SRC="../graphics/moonflag.gif" 
   DYNSRC="../graphics/moonflag.gif" 
   START=MOUSEOVER 
   ALT="Astronauts on the moon">

starts the movie when you put your mouse over it:

Astronauts on the moon

The idea is that MOUSEOVER makes the movie wait until the user gives some kind of "start" command. Unfortunately most people don't catch on that they need to put their mouse over the image so it generally doesn't work. CONTROLS is supposed to give a more understandable interface, but has its own problems.

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