Niagara PX Tooltip
- Shows PX Page in a Tooltip
- Change Style
- Multiple Open Positions
- Click or Hover Style tooltip
- Works in Workbench and Modern Browser
The px tooltip widget allows you to show a px page as a tooltip. When the px page appears as a tooltip, you have full interaction of its content. This widget has multiple options such as position, style, click or hover, timing, etc. This widget works best in browser mode. Before you start, copy the .jar file to your modules directory. Restart the station and Workbench.
Are you looking for a cost effective way to manage and visualize data for all your customers? Why not have a look at View Builder?
Before you start. Download the modules from our portal (see your order confirmation, which also explains licensing). Copy the modules file to your modules directory. Restart BOTH station and Workbench.
1. Copy the pxTooltip-ux.jar file to your modules directory.
2. Open the module from your palette file.
3. Drag and drop the widget from the palette onto your px view.
The widget has a number of configurable properties that can be used to modify look, feel, and functionality. Change the properties as required:
The is the web url of the px page. Its best to log into the station via web browser and navigate to the px you want and then copy it into this setting. Examples:
Note: depending on your niagara version, the url might vary slightly.
Size of the transparent box on screen. In pixels.
Tooltip Height, Tooltip Width:
When the tooltip appears on screen, the size it will appear. In pixels.
click or hover.
Change this if you have other px tooltips on the px page. This will allow them to have different colours etc.
Tooltip Position. Possible values are: right, left, top, top-right, top-left, bottom, bottom-right, bottom-left
When the tooltip appears on screen, the delay before it closes by itself. In milliseconds. Default is 5000 (5 seconds)
You can now use the widget in your custom html page as long as the html file is in a appropriate station directory. E.g.:
1. Create an html page and place in your station files directory.
2. Create a div element and give it an id so you can inject the widget into this area. E.g.: widget1.
3. Add the following scripts before the closing head tag or the closing body tag. E.g.: