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BootstrapX clickover

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The last few weeks, i've been pushing Bootstrap in various directions. Most of the time, its being hacking around Popovers. Our current design uses Popovers with forms. It provides a very nice balance between in page action and more subtle interruption to viewing the page than a modal.

Over the last few weeks, I've found a few quirks with using Popover's trigger action of 'focus'. This works fine with forms but on Chrome and Safari 'focus' events are supported incompletely. In addition to that varied support we have a few other needs that inspired a new Bootstrap extension. BootstrapX - Clickover.

Our requirements are:
Click button/link/icon to toggle display of popover contentOption to click 'away' from popover to closeAbility to have 'popover' autoclose after some amount of timeOption to have element inside of popover hide it
I suspect, in the future, it will need to only auto close when user's mouse leaves the clickover.

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