Media Types - Military Ribbons

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The following are the steps I used to add Military Ribbons to my veterans pages


Military Ribbons media type


1 - Create new Military Ribbons media type

The image on the right shows how I setup the Military Ribbons media type (rack collection) on my site
See Media Types - Adding new for step by step instructions.


2 - Generate the Military Ribbon rack at Ultimate Rack http://ultimaterack.ajandj.com/

See my step by step instructions in UltimateRack

3 - Add created Military Ribbon rack image to your Media >> Military Ribbons collection.

See my step by step instructions in Media - Add New

4 - Copy generated <map from

<map name="rack" id="rack">
<area shape="rect" coords="214,32,319,62" href="#" onMouseout="hideTip()" onMouseover="doTooltip(event,'World War II Victory Medal')" />
<area shape="rect" coords="107,32,212,62" href="#" onMouseout="hideTip()" onMouseover="doTooltip(event,'European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal')" />
<area shape="rect" coords="0,32,105,62" href="#" onMouseout="hideTip()" onMouseover="doTooltip(event,'American Campaign Medal')" />
<area shape="rect" coords="107,0,212,30" href="#" onMouseout="hideTip()" onMouseover="doTooltip(event,'Purple Heart')" />
>> eliminate the <map and </map statements
and replace
href="#" onMouseout="hideTip()" onMouseover="doTooltip(event,
with
nohref onmouseout="hideddrivetip()" onmouseover="ddrivetip('
then replace
')
with
','lightgreen')
or
','lightblue')
to alternate the color of the popup box,
so the end result is
<area shape="rect" coords="214,32,319,62" nohref onmouseout="hideddrivetip()" 
onmouseover="ddrivetip('World War II Victory Medal','lightgreen')" />
<area shape="rect" coords="107,32,212,62" nohref onmouseout="hideddrivetip()" 
onmouseover="ddrivetip('European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal','lightblue')" />
<area shape="rect" coords="0,32,105,62" nohref onmouseout="hideddrivetip()" 
onmouseover="ddrivetip('American Campaign Medal','lightgreen')" />
<area shape="rect" coords="107,0,212,30" nohref onmouseout="hideddrivetip()" 
onmouseover="ddrivetip('Purple Heart','lightblue')" />

5 - Copy and Paste the edited <area map to the TNG Image Map section of your added Military Ribbons record.

6 - link the Military Ribbon created to the person ID and Military Service event for the veteran

Required Style and Mod

The Military Ribbons display using the Cool Dynamic Tooltip requires the following

  • class addition to your mytngstyle.css
#dhtmltooltip{
position: absolute;
width: 150px;
border: 2px solid black;
padding: 2px;
background-color: lightyellow;
visibility: hidden;
z-index: 100;
/*Remove below line to remove shadow. Below line should always appear last within this CSS*/
filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.Shadow(color=gray,direction=135);
}

Related Links

Media Overview
Setup - Media

Using Collections

Adding Media

Body Text

Thumbnails

Image Maps

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