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tooltips position

Mihai Radulescu
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Joined: Sep 18, 2003
Posts: 918

It is possible to specify the tooltip position ?
I have some realy big tooltips and I want to positionate them outside my window.
I have also a solution with JWindow, but I want "to remain" on toolltips(simplicity)

Pam Ginther

Joined: Jul 10, 2002
Posts: 10
What about creating a status bar at the bottom to display your tool tips? Very easy to program. Just create mouse listener using enter / exit mouse methods to display the appropriate message.

see the following link:

I just removed all of the tool tips from my gui and replaced them with the status messages and it is a great improvement.

Mihai Radulescu
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Joined: Sep 18, 2003
Posts: 918

ThanX, I will try it.
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