Hi there
I think you just need a little javascript routine that reads the image files inside the head part of your page. This will cause the images to be read by the browser before the rest of the page is and they will thus be ready when the page has loaded.

For example
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE = JAVASCRIPT>
if (document.images)
{
img1 = new Image();
img1.src = "overbutton.png";
img2 = new Image();
img2.src = "outbutton.png"
}
</script>

Hope this helps. 8-)

Hi there
I think you just need a little javascript routine that reads the image files inside the head part of your page. This will cause the images to be read by the browser before the rest of the page is and they will thus be ready when the page has loaded.

For example
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE = JAVASCRIPT>
if (document.images)
{
img1 = new Image();
img1.src = "overbutton.png";
img2 = new Image();
img2.src = "outbutton.png"
}
</script>

Hope this helps. 8-)

thanks but would that cause the page to load slower? Appreciate the advice

Yes, unfortunately it will. You have the choice of either the page loading slower initially and the mouseover image change happening instantly, or the page loading a little faster and the images taking longer to show when you mouseover.

Another trick would be to load the full size images and render them small.

If I am looking at your page, I would very much prefer that the images stay larger all the time. I hate jumpy things happening when the mouse goes over something. They usually make me hit my back button immediately.

And it's worse if the expanded image from one mouseover image covers another one, which is the one I want. If I have to do a lot of jiggerrymousery to get to the one I want, I just leave instead.

Another trick would be to load the full size images and render them small.

If I am looking at your page, I would very much prefer that the images stay larger all the time. I hate jumpy things happening when the mouse goes over something. They usually make me hit my back button immediately.

And it's worse if the expanded image from one mouseover image covers another one, which is the one I want. If I have to do a lot of jiggerrymousery to get to the one I want, I just leave instead.

I understand what you are saying. The images just jump up in a designated area that is why the butts of the cues are horizontal. It's not my website I just do what I am told, thanks for the advice though

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