Ignite UI API Reference

ui.igPopover

ui.igPopover_image

The igPopover adds tooltip like functionality to the browser.

Further information regarding the classes, options, events, methods and themes of this API are available under the associated tabs above.

The following code snippet demonstrates how to initialize the igPopover control on an igDateEditor control.

For details on how to reference the required scripts and themes for the igPopover control read Using JavaScript Resources in Ignite UI and Styling and Theming Ignite UI.

Code Sample

 
<!doctype html>
<html>
<head>
    <!-- Infragistics Combined CSS -->
    <link href="css/themes/infragistics/infragistics.theme.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
    <link href="css/structure/infragistics.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
    <!-- jQuery Core -->
    <script src="js/jquery.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <!-- jQuery UI -->
    <script src="js/jquery-ui.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <!-- Infragistics Combined Scripts -->
    <script src="js/infragistics.core.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script src="js/infragistics.lob.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(function () {
            $("#dateEditor").igDateEditor();
            $("#dateEditor").igPopover({
                direction: "right",
                position: "start",
                headerTemplate {
                  closeButton: true
                },
                closeOnBlur: true,
                animationDuration: 150,
                maxHeight: null,
                maxWidth: 170,
                showOn: "focus"
            });
        });
    </script>
</head>
<body>
    <input id="dateEditor" type="date" title="Please enter your birthdate in format dd/MM/yyyy" />
</body>
</html>
    

Related Samples

Dependencies

jquery-1.4.2.js
jquery.ui.core.js
jquery.ui.widget.js
infragistics.util.js

Inherits

  • animationDuration

    Type:
    number
    Default:
    150

    Sets the time popover fades in and out when showing/hiding.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			animationDuration: 200
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var animationDuration = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "animationDuration");
    		
    		// Set
    		$(".selector").igPopover("option", "animationDuration", 100);
    	  
  • closeOnBlur

    Type:
    bool
    Default:
    true

    Controls whether the popover will close on blur or not.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			closeOnBlur: false
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var closeOnBlur = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "closeOnBlur");
    	  
  • containment

    Type:
    object
    Default:
    null

    Sets the containment for the popover. Accepts a jQuery object.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			containment: $( '#popoverDivElement' )
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var containment = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "containment");
    		
    		// Set
    		$(".selector").igPopover("option", "containment", $( '#popoverTooltip' ));
    	  
  • contentTemplate

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    sets the content for the popover container. If left null the content will be get from the target. string String content of the popover container.

    Members

      • string
      • String content of the popover container.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize 
        // callback function
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			contentTemplate:function ()
                    {
                      var imgTemplate = "<img class='map' alt='${value}' src='http://maps.google.com/maps/api/staticmap?zoom=10&size=250x250&maptype=terrain&sensor=false&center=${value}'>";
                      var data = [{ value: $( this )[0].value }];
                      return $.ig.tmpl( imgTemplate, data );
                    }
    		});
        // string content for the popover container
        $(".selector").igPopover({
            contentTemplate:"<img src='http://www.infragistics.com/assets/images/logo.png' title='IG logo' />"
    		});
        
        // Set
        // Accepts setting the value only if string type is passed
    		$(".selector").igPopover("option", "contentTemplate", "<img src='http://www.infragistics.com/assets/images/logo.png' title='IG logo' />");
    		 
    		// Get
    		var contentFunction = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "contentTemplate");
    	  
  • direction

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    auto

    controls the direction in which the control shows relative to the target element.

    Members

    • auto
    • Type:string
    • lets the control show on the side where enough space is available with the following priority top > bottom > right > left.
    • left
    • Type:string
    • shows popover on the left side of the target element.
    • right
    • Type:string
    • shows popover on the right side of the target element.
    • top
    • Type:string
    • shows popover on the top of the target element.
    • bottom
    • Type:string
    • shows popover on the bottom of the target element.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			direction: "right"
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var direction = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "direction");
    		
    		// Set
    		$(".selector").igPopover("option", "direction", "top");
    	  
  • headerTemplate

    Type:
    object
    Default:
    {}

    Sets the content for the popover header.

    Code Sample

     
          //Initialize
          $(".selector").igPopover({
            headerTemplate {
              closeButton: true,
              title : "The title of the popover"
            }
    		  });
          
          // Get
    		var headerTemplate = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "headerTemplate");
          
    • closeButton

      Type:
      bool
      Default:
      false

      Controls whether the popover renders a functional close button.

      Code Sample

       
                //Initialize
      		    $(".selector").igPopover({
                  headerTemplate {
                    closeButton: true
                  }
      		    });
      		 
      		      // Get
      		  var closeButton = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "headerTemplate");
                
    • title

      Type:
      string
      Default:
      null

      Sets the content for the popover header.

      Code Sample

       
             //Initialize
              $(".selector").igPopover({
                headerTemplate {
                  title : "The title of the popover"
                }
      		    });
            
            // Get
      		  var title = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "headerTemplate");
                
  • height

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    defines height for the popover. leave null for auto.

    Members

      • number
      • The height can be set as a number.
      • string
      • The height can be set in pixels (px).

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			height: 200
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var height = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "height");
    	  
  • maxHeight

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    200

    defines height the popover won't exceed even if no specific one is set.

    Members

      • number
      • The max height can be set as a number.
      • string
      • The max height can be set in pixels (px).

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    			$(".selector").igPopover({
    				maxHeight: "300px"
    			});
    			 
    			// Get
    			var maxHeight = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "maxHeight");
    	  
  • maxWidth

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    200

    defines width the popover won't exceed even if no specific one is set.

    Members

      • number
      • The maxWidth can be set as a number.
      • string
      • The maxWidth can be set in pixels (px).

    Code Sample

     
    			//Initialize
    			$(".selector").igPopover({
    				maxWidth: "300px"
    			});
    			 
    			// Get
    			var maxWidth = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "maxWidth");
    	  
  • position

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    auto

    controls the position of the popover according to the target element in case the popover is larger than the target on the side we want to position, if the popover is smaller it should always be in the middle of the visible area.

    Members

    • auto
    • Type:string
    • lets the control choose a position depending on available space with the following priority balanced > end > start.
    • balanced
    • Type:string
    • the popover is positioned at the middle of the target element.
    • start
    • Type:string
    • the popover is positioned at the beginning of the target element.
    • end
    • Type:string
    • the popover is positioned at the end of the target element.

    Code Sample

    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			position: "balanced"
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var position = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "position");
    		
    		// Set
    		$(".selector").igPopover("option", "position", "start");
    	  
  • selectors

    Type:
    string
    Default:
    null

    Selectors indicating which items should show popovers. The predefined value is [title]. Customize if you're using something other then the title attribute for the popover content, or if you need a different selector for event delegation. When changing this option, you likely need to also change the contentTemplate option.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			  selectors: "[value],a"  // elements which have attribute 'value' and the hyperlinks (anchor elements)
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var selectors = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "selectors");
    	  
  • showOn

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    mouseenter

    Members

    • mouseenter
    • Type:string
    • the popover is shown on mouse enter in the target element.
    • click
    • Type:string
    • the popover is shown on click on the target element.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			  showOn: "focus"
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var showOn = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "showOn");
    	  
  • width

    Type:
    enumeration
    Default:
    null

    defines width for the popover. leave null for auto.

    Members

      • number
      • The width can be set as a number.
      • string
      • The width can be set in pixels (px).

    Code Sample

     
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			width: 300
    		});
    		 
    		// Get
    		var width = $(".selector").igPopover("option", "width");
    	  

For more information on how to interact with the Ignite UI controls' events, refer to
Using Events in Ignite UI.

Note: Calling API methods programmatically does not raise events related to their operation unless specifically stated otherwise by the corresponding API documentation; those events are only raised by their respective user interaction.

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  • hidden

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event fired after popover is hidden.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.element to get the element the popover is hidden for.
    Use ui.content to get the content displayed in the popover as a string.
    Use ui.popover to get the popover element hidden.
    Use ui.owner to get reference to the igPopover widget.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Bind after initialization    
    		$(document).delegate(".selector", "igpopoverhidden", function (evt, ui) {
    			//return the triggered event
    			evt;
    			
    			// reference to the igPopover widget.
    			ui.owner;
    		 
    			// reference the element the popover hid for.
    			ui.element;
    		 
    			// reference the current content displayed in the popover as a string.
    			ui.content;
    		 
    			// reference the popover element hidden.
    			ui.popover;
    		});
    		 
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			hidden: function (evt, ui) {
    				...
               }
    		});
    	  
  • hiding

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event fired before popover is hidden.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.element to get the element the popover will hide for.
    Use ui.content to get the current content displayed in the popover as a string.
    Use ui.popover to get the popover element hiding.
    Use ui.owner to get reference to the igPopover widget.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Bind after initialization    
    		$(document).delegate(".selector", "igpopoverhiding", function (evt, ui) {
    			//return the triggered event
    			evt;
    			
    			// reference to the igPopover widget.
    			ui.owner;
    		 
    			// reference the element the popover will hide for.
    			ui.element;
    		 
    			// reference the current content in the popover as a string.
    			ui.content;
    		 
    			// reference the popover element hiding.
    			ui.popover;
    		});
    		 
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			hiding: function (evt, ui) {
    				...
               }
    		});
    	  
  • showing

    Cancellable:
    true

    Event fired before popover is shown.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.element to get the element the popover will show for.
    Use ui.content to get or set the content to be shown as a string.
    Use ui.popover to get the popover element showing.
    Use ui.owner to get reference to the igPopover widget.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Bind after initialization    
    		$(document).delegate(".selector", "igpopovershowing", function (evt, ui) {
    			//return the triggered event
    			evt;
    			
    			// reference to the igPopover widget.
    			ui.owner;
    		 
    			// reference the element the popover will show for.
    			ui.element;
    		 
    			// reference the current content to be shown as a string.
    			ui.content;
    		 
    			// reference the popover element showing.
    			ui.popover;
    		});
    		 
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			showing: function (evt, ui) {
    				...
               }
    		});
    	  
  • shown

    Cancellable:
    false

    Event fired after popover is shown.
    Function takes arguments evt and ui.
    Use ui.element to get the element the popover showed for.
    Use ui.content to get the content that was shown as a string.
    Use ui.popover to get the popover element shown.
    Use ui.owner to get reference to the igPopover widget.

    Code Sample

     
    		//Bind after initialization    
    		$(document).delegate(".selector", "igpopovershown", function (evt, ui) {
    			//return the triggered event
    			evt;
    			
    			// reference to the igPopover widget.
    			ui.owner;
    		 
    			// reference the element the popover showed for.
    			ui.element;
    		 
    			// reference the content that was shown as a string.
    			ui.content;
    		 
    			// reference the popover element shown.
    			ui.popover;
    		});
    		 
    		//Initialize
    		$(".selector").igPopover({
    			shown: function (evt, ui) {
    				...
               }
    		});
    	  
  • container

    .igPopover( "container" );
    Return Type:
    object

    Returns the container for the popover contents.

    Code Sample

     
          var container = $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "container" );
    	  
  • destroy

    .igPopover( "destroy" );

    Destroys the popover widget.

    Code Sample

     
    		$( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "destroy" );
    	  
  • getContent

    .igPopover( "getContent" );
    Return Type:
    string
    Return Type Description:
    The popover content.

    Gets the currently set content for the popover container.

    Code Sample

     
    		var currentContent = $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "getContent" );
    	  
  • getCoordinates

    .igPopover( "getCoordinates" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The popover coordinates in pixels.

    Gets the current coordinates of the popover.

    Code Sample

     
            var coordinates =  $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "getCoordinates" );
          
  • hide

    .igPopover( "hide" );

    Hides the popover for the specified target.

    Code Sample

     
    		    $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "hide" );
    	  
  • id

    .igPopover( "id" );
    Return Type:
    string

    Returns the ID of the element the popover is attached to.

    Code Sample

     
    		 var popoverID = $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "id" );
    	  
  • setContent

    .igPopover( "setContent", newCnt:string );

    Sets the content for the popover container.

    • newCnt
    • Type:string
    • The popover content to set.

    Code Sample

     
    		    $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "setContent" , "New Content To be Set");
    	  
  • setCoordinates

    .igPopover( "setCoordinates", pos:object );

    Set the currently coordinates of the popover.

    • pos
    • Type:object
    • The popover coordinates in pixels.

    Code Sample

     
          var position = {top: 300, left: 450};
          $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "setCoordinates" , position);
          
  • show

    .igPopover( "show", [trg:domelement], [content:string] );

    Shows the popover for the specified target.

    • trg
    • Type:domelement
    • Optional
    • The element to show popover for.
    • content
    • Type:string
    • Optional
    • The string to set for the popover to show.

    Code Sample

      
    		// show the popover for the target it has been initialized before
    	     $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "show" );
    		 
    		 // show the popover for a new target and with s new content to be displayed
    		 $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "show", $( "#popover_target" ), "Content to be displayed in the popover");
    	  
  • target

    .igPopover( "target" );
    Return Type:
    object
    Return Type Description:
    The current target.

    Gets the popover current target.

    Code Sample

     
          var target =  $( "#imgPopover" ).igPopover( "target" );
          
  • ui-igpopover-arrow ui-igpopover-arrow-

    Classes applied to the popover arrow (like ui-igpopover-arrow-top, ui-igpopover-arrow-left, etc).
  • ui-widget ui-igpopover

    Classes applied to the main popover container.
  • ui-icon ui-icon-closethick ui-igpopover-close-button

    Classes applied to the close button.
  • ui-igpopover-title

    Classes applied to the title container(if title is defined in options).

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