Block Properties UI: Auto-Hiding/Revealing-on-Hover

I managed to nicely hide and revel on mouse hover the Query Builder. See below:

.cp__query-builder-filter {
  opacity: 0;
  margin-top: -30px; /* Apply negative margin to bring it up */
  transition: opacity 0.3s, margin-top 0.3s; /* Add transitions for smooth effect */
}

.custom-query:hover .cp__query-builder-filter {
  opacity: 1;
  margin-top: 0; /* Reset margin to its original value */
}

I want now to do the same for the block properties.
If anybody with CSS expertise wants to help, please chime in!

Ok, worked my way to this one:

.block-properties {
  display: none;
  position: absolute;
  right: 0;
  border-radius: 5px;
  padding: 10px;
  border: 1px solid var(--ls-secondary-border-color); /* Add custom border color from pre-defied variables */
}

.block-content-inner:hover + .block-properties {
  display: block;
  opacity: 1;
  z-index: 999;
}

It renders the properties section over the block content at hover on the block title (first line):
Edit Mode:
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Render Mode:
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On Hover:
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I see there are some CSS styles in \resources\app\css, one of which is named animation.css which contains some “functions?” like fadeIn, etc. Maybe a more knowledgeable person could make this even nicer by a fade-in/ fade-out transition of the properties.

Also maybe there is a way to pick up a color that has the same (variable?) name across the Themes so that, when I change the theme, the border color to change accordingly.

PS: managed to use some variable-defined color and updated the code.

For interested people, I managed to work out the CSS code for when there is a SCHEDULED or DEADLINE setup for the block, which would break my prevois code and Properties DIV wouldn’t show on Hover. The new updated and improved code is:

/* Styles for displaying block properties */
.block-properties {
  display: none;
  position: absolute;
  transform: translateX(0%); /* Move the properties horizontally aligned with the ".block-content-inner" DIV Left Margin */
  border-radius: 5px;
  padding: 10px;
  border: 1px solid var(--ls-secondary-border-color); /* Add custom border color from pre-defied variables */
}
/* Show block properties on hovering .block-content-inner */
.block-content-inner:hover ~ .block-properties {
  display: block;
  opacity: 1;
  z-index: 999;
}
/* Hide .timestamp div on hovering .block-content-inner */
.block-content-inner:hover ~ .timestamp {
  display: none; /* Hide the .timestamp div when hovering on .block-content-inner */
}
/* Override styles for block properties in right sidebar */
#right-sidebar .block-properties {
  display: block;
  position: relative;
}
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What worked for me better is below code to expand and collapse the block properties:

.block-properties {
	max-height:0;
	transition: max-height 2s ease-in 0s;
}

.block-content-wrapper:hover  .block-properties {
    max-height: 100vh;
}