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Re: emacs' headband helpful tips sliced by window edge

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: emacs' headband helpful tips sliced by window edge
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 19:43:44 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.50

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > From: Dan Jacobson <address@hidden>
> > Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> > Date: 19 Dec 2001 10:38:18 +0800
> > 
> > I slowly glide the mouse over the pictures on emacs' "headband", their
> > helpful pop up tips popping up, with their words leading off to the
> > right.  However, when I get to the scissors, hark, its helpful tip
> > balloon goes off to the left, and its first part is off the screen.
> Come on, just customize tooltip-frame-parameters to specify a smaller
> font, and be done with this...

I think his point that tooltips should wrap if they would otherwise
appear partially offscreen is a good one.

Tooltips are most useful for a user who does not yet know that it is
possible to customize the tooltip font.

Jason Rumney

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