|Re: How might one reduce the tooltip delay on Mac OS X? [message #336628 is a reply to message #336621]
||Thu, 25 June 2009 14:36
Originally posted by: eclipse-news.rizzoweb.com|
John Hawksley wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Just for reference, Eclipse Galileo (Cocoa) on Mac OS X _can_ now have
> the tooltip time shortened. I've blogged the mechanism here:
> Essentially, write the following key to the OS X defaults registry:
> defaults write org.eclipse.eclipse NSInitialToolTipDelay -int 100
> .. where 100 is the delay in milliseconds.
What a great tip, John. That has bugged me ever since I moved to OS X as
my primary environment 6 months ago.
> Tom Schindl wrote:
>> I don't know which event they are listening to but I guess it is a
>> mouse-hover listener and how often this event is fired depends on the OS.
>> John Hawksley schrieb:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I (like most JDT users I guess) rely on the excellent hover
>>> information which is presented as a tooltip in the Java editor.
>>> However I find the delay between the mouse becoming still and the
>>> tooltip popping up to be too long. Is there a way on OS X to shorten
>>> this delay? Or is there a keystroke I can map to force the hover
>>> code to activate immediately without waiting for the delay to time out?
>>> I switched from PC/Windows to Mac last year and I perceive the delay
>>> to be longer on OS X.
>>> Thanks very much everyone,
>>> OS X 10.5.2: Darwin Myrtle.local 9.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 9.2.0:
>>> Tue Feb 5 16:13:22 PST 2008; root:xnu-1228.3.13~1/RELEASE_I386 i386
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