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Re: Tooltip texts no longer appear :'-(

  • Subject: Re: Tooltip texts no longer appear :'-(
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 02 Apr 2006 20:50:17 +0100
  • Newsgroups: comp.windows.x.kde
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [ J.O. Aho ] on Sunday 02 April 2006 20:43 \__

> Martin Lipocky wrote:
>> Leslie Danks wrote:
>>> Martin Lipocky wrote:
>>>> Hello,
>>>> I can't find the answer to my question anywhere. I don't know what
>>>> happened last week, but now whenever I hover the mouse across any icon
>>>> in the system tray, the light-yellow tooltip texts do not want to
>>>> appear.
>>>> When I log on as root or as a testuser (my experimental account), the
>>>> tooltip texts of system tray icons appear. But in my personal account
>>>> they do not.
>>>> It took me a plenty of times to compare .kde's rc config files between
>>>> the accounts to find the wanted parameter, however, without any success
>>>> so far, unfortunately :-( I also couldn't find it in any KDE guides or
>>>> documentations.
>>> Have you tried:
>>> Control Centre => Desktop => Panels => Appearance => Show Tooltips
>>> [...]
>> Yes, I have. No effect. :'-(
> Lucky you, I have tried to disable all tooltips, both globals and
> application, but no, they keep on popping up all the time when pointing at
> something.

Give yours to Martin then. *smile* Exchange some yellow balloons. Look at the
bright side of it all: nothing is worth than Clippy for contextual help.

Here in KDE 3.1, I sometimes have the tooltips show up fine, but on then
wrong monitor at the appropriate coordinates. Sometimes, objects do not even
(dis)appear when they should. My KDE 3.4 station is much 'cleaner', so which
version of KDE are you on?

Best wishes,


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