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Re: Gtk version getting closer

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Gtk version getting closer
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 00:15:53 +0300

> From: David Masterson <address@hidden>
> Date: 15 Nov 2002 10:46:43 -0800
> >>>>> Eli Zaretskii writes:
> >> From: David Masterson <address@hidden>
> >> Date: 15 Nov 2002 08:36:44 -0800
> >> 
> >> if you were going to use the menu, I would think the tooltip
> >> popping up might get in the way.
> > Can't you prevent this by customizing tooltip-x-offset and
> > tooltip-y-offset, or maybe tooltip-delay?
> I guess it's a preference thing.  Some people are used to tooltips
> popping up all the time and, so, it doesn't distract them if they're
> not interested in the tooltip.  Others prefer the tooltip to be
> available when asked for (as in "What's this?") and would be annoyed
> if the tooltip popped up while (say) they were thinking about choosing
> between menuA and menuB.

I was asking whether _you_ in _your_ particular environment can
prevent the annoyance using the customizable options.

If the answer is YES, then users at least have a way of getting the
tooltips out of their way when they use menus.

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