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Been away from the forum for some time and wondering about the following. I have some site content that doesn't need it's own page and while I could include it on another page I just figure I'll display it in a "popup" when the link is selected.

What is the conventional wisdom these days? Lightbox, Thickbox, Greybox or something else I haven't heard of?

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I think you should do a css

I think you should do a css tool-tip instead of a popup. The user hovers over some text, and a nice tool-tip appears.

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lightish-thickish box thing

lightish-thickish box thing is especially voguish at the moment

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@Cupid - thanks, I had

@Cupid - thanks, I had considered tool tips
@Hugo - thanks, in the past I've used Lightbox, Greybox & Thickbox or various iterations of them. So apparently there hasn't been anything "new" come down the pike?

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Hi ! I've just visited this

Hi !
I've just visited this forum. Happy to get acquainted with you. Thanks.

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Hugo wrote: lightish-thickish

Hugo wrote:

lightish-thickish box thing is especially voguish at the moment

Voguish?

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rmfred wrote: @Hugo - thanks,

rmfred wrote:

@Hugo - thanks, in the past I've used Lightbox, Greybox & Thickbox or various iterations of them. So apparently there hasn't been anything "new" come down the pike?

Well the new way would probably be to use CSS3 transitions but that won't work in IE.

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