Hover effect on data in text fields

I need the hover effect on text fields on my main form. I cannot just use the "textcontroltip" because the hovertext must be the data written in the specific textfield.

It is fields on a form showing recipes on specific products (coatings), and at the time i started making the form, I didn't anticipate that some of the individual ingredients would have letters more than 14 letters. there is a simple solution... just extend the fields in width, but its not that easy because of the setup/design (there are approximately 100 fields on 7 different forms that are to be rearranged.. I thought perhaps some sql in the "textkontroltip", is that possible?

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