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I have a jpg map onto which I'd like to program informational popups

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I have an informational small scale map for my players.  Rather than clutter it with text, I was wondering if there was a mechanic on the site through which I could program text popups on hexes of the map.  If so, can you explain this simply to a site noob?
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Scott C.
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If you mean like hover tooltips, no there isn't a way to do that. You could do some macro fanciness to approximate it though. @{target|bar1} you'd make a transparent token that would be placed at each place you want a tooltip. Put the tooltip info in bar one, and then make a global macro with the above.
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Interesting.  I'll give the invisible token trick a try.  I could create the individual villages on the map as characters and assign them biographies with the village information, I suppose.
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Scott C.
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The token doesn't have to be invisible, just has to be on the object layer if you had an image that you wanted them to see or to denote an area that has notes. You also have six places to store info (each bar has a value and a max value accessed by @{target|bar#|max}.
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Brian
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Instead of putting info in bar1 and making your players understand the syntax for accessing it, you could link the token to a character, and given that character an ability that's set as a tokenaction. When the token is selected, the player will get a button in the top-left corner of their screen which they can click.