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Title attribute not displaying pop-up in Firefox

On a site I'm writing at the moment, I am using the <abbr> tag to expand on some acronyms (I'd use the <acronym> tag but I understand that's not really legitimate any more) within the body of the text.

While Internet Explorer and Opera both correctly display the "title" attribute of the <abbr> tag as a pop up on mouseOver, it is only visible in Firefox through the use of the "Properties" right-click option.

Is Firefox behaving as designed? Is it possible that one of my add-ons is preventing it from displaying the pop up (even on a fully permissioned site)? Or is Firefox broken? Perhaps there's another reason that I'm too daft to see.

To give an example of the code in question:

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  1. <abbr title="Cascading Style Sheets">CSS</abbr>
Dec 4 '07 #1
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The title pops up on rollover just fine, but if you are asking about the javascript "onmouseover" then you need to ask on the javascript board.

Be sure you aren't following Microsoft's non-standard JScript.
Dec 4 '07 #2
I am not using any Javascript (and I wouldn't go anywhere near Jscript unless threatened with red-hot tongs) it is not displaying on rollover on my copy of Firefox. I have a habit of using "mouseover" instead of "hover" or "rollover" which is probably a mistake given that it is a Javascript term.

However, if it is displaying for you and you are using the same version of Firefox that I am (see thread title) then I would hazard a guess that the problem is with my installation.
Dec 4 '07 #3

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