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Discussion on: How HTML gives us tooltips for free!

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Koas

I've recently started using tooltips (from the Vue Element library) over title attributes since the tooltip appears instantly and the title tip takes a few milliseconds to show. It's a very small difference but I think it makes a much better user experience.

About those Internet points... May the quote be from Hans Gruber in Die Hard? :)

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Jordan Finneran Author

How big is the tooltips library out of interest? bundlephobia.com/
I'm always trying to minimise the size of the bundle if I can.

I'm still in mixed feelings about tooltips, mainly inspired by this I heard at a UX conference.

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Koas

bundlephobia.com/result?p=element-...

It's huge, 175kb gzipped, but it's not just the tooltips, it's a whole UI toolkit for web apps.

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Jordan Finneran Author

And nailed the internet points 😂