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Re: Gtk version getting closer

From: David Masterson
Subject: Re: Gtk version getting closer
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 16:44:15 -0800

>>>>> Jason Rumney writes:

> David Masterson <address@hidden> writes:
>> The MS-Windows users, for instance, might prefer a "What's this?"
>> command to have the tooltip only popup when requested

> This does not seem to be a universal thing on MS-Windows. I had to
> look very hard to find a program that had this feature, and that
> program did not have a menu bar (just a dialog interface). The
> "What's this?" command seems to be in addition to tooltips in that
> case, and gives a 5 - 10 line pop-up that looks more like what C-h k
> would produce.

I agree.  The general idea is good.  The MS implementation is
incomplete and, therefore, not good.

David Masterson                David DOT Masterson AT synopsys DOT com
Sr. R&D Engineer               Synopsys, Inc.
Software Engineering           Sunnyvale, CA

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