For a while, I was planning on implementing a type of pure CSS rollover in way similar to Holovaty.com has. In the end, I didn’t do it for much the same reasons his readers are commenting about: the jumpy text. Nevertheless, I’m glad Adrian did follow through, if only to get responses to a usability issue I only speculated about.
Too bad there isn’t an easy way to control the presentation of the
After playing with the DOM to rearrange the placement of text on the page, I finally discovered the Range Interface (no idea how I didn’t see it before). Haven’t yet played with it, but it looks like it does what I was trying to do with