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Moveable tooltips

N Fisher
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Joined: Sep 21, 2004
Posts: 5
I want to be able to create a tooltip which moves with the mouse, rather than staying static, as in this example here:

http://www.guistuff.com/tools/tooltip/tooltipgen2.cgi?navlinks=&titletextcolor=FFFFFF&titlefont=arial&titletextsize=8&contenttextcolor=000000&contentfont=arial&contenttextsize=8&titleareacolor=808080&contentareacolor=C0C0C0&tooltipwidth=150

Am I best doing this by using a mouseMotionListener and moving the tooltip to wherever the mouse position is? What would be the code exactly?

Thanks in advance.
Craig Wood
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Joined: Jan 14, 2004
Posts: 1535
N Fisher
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 21, 2004
Posts: 5
Thanks very much for the code!!

I will try it when I get home tonight, but it looks like it will do exactly what I want it to.

Cheers,


Nick
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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