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Pattern Library

The Hint provides a short introductory information about a feature of the user interface.

Its main element is the message container for the explanatory text. The module has a button to dismiss or acknowledge the information. A stem and a pointer connects it with the related interface element. The position and length of the stem can be modified. There is a subtle animation when the hint appears, to draw learner’s attention to the information it’s communicating.

You can always see your courses by clicking on this icon.

%div{style: "padding-bottom: 190px"}
  %a.a-steps-logo{href: enrolments_path, title: "Your courses"}
      = your_courses_navigation_hint_text

Tooltip variant

The tooltip variant is used when the hint is always available. For example it is used in cloze quizzes to provide a hint about a possible answer.