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Re: Feature/Improvement for tooltips

From: Valérie et Vincent <vincent.dupaquis_at_laposte.net>
Date: 2007-11-17 12:57:40 CET

Stefan K√ľng a √©crit :
> Brian Mathis wrote:
>> I've noticed that when tooltips pop up, they often seem to be in an
>> inappropriate location, and sometimes obscure the text or the field I
>> am trying to type in, or some information that I'm trying to look at
>> in another part of the form. I noticed this when using the
>> repo-browser, but I've also seen it in other places. The main
>> indication of this is that I have to move my mouse away from where I'm
>> typing in order to continue.
>> I think this could be improved with any of the following suggestions:
>> - option to not display tooltips
> If you could read my thoughts now, I'd have to apologize :)
>> - even better, the placement of the tooltip should not be so
>> intrusive. It could be anchored to the field that the tip applies to,
>> instead of the mouse pointer, and could be displayed underneath the
>> field, instead of above it. Often you work with a form from top to
>> bottom, to displaying the tip underneath might have less of a chance
>> of obscuring information you are looking at further up the form.
> Can you please be more specific, where exactly the tooltips are not
> centered on the control? Which dialog, which control, which tooltips.


    Take the one appearing when dealing with the "svn:external"
property, for instance.
> Stefan

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Received on Sat Nov 17 12:57:34 2007

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