HTML and CSS Reference
Table 2-2. ( continued )
Drag and Drop Cursors
Indicates that an alias or shortcut is to be
Indicates that something is to be copied.
Indicates that something is to be moved.
Indicates that the dragged item cannot be
dropped at the current location.
The requested action will not be carried
Resizing and Scrolling Cursors
e-resize , n-resize , ne-resize ,
nw-resize , s-resize , se-resize ,
sw-resize , w-resize
Indicates that some edge is to be moved.
ew-resize , ns-resize , nesw-resize ,
Indicates a bidirectional resize cursor.
Indicates the column can be resized
Indicates the row can be resized vertically.
Indicates that something can be scrolled in
■ not all browsers support the full range of cursor keywords. in my testing, using no-drop caused
safari 5.1 to crash on Windows 7.
Looking at the available keywords in Table 2-2 , the most appropriate one for the <abbr> element is help . To
display the appropriate cursor when mousing over the abbreviation, use the abbr type selector in combination
with the :hover pseudo-class to add the following style rule to basic.css :
Figure 2-6 shows the help cursor and the tooltip being displayed when the mouse is held over the
abbreviation. The tooltip is generated automatically by the browser and cannot be styled with CSS.
Browsers display a tooltip only if you spell out the meaning in the title attribute of the <abbr> tag.