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Eclipse editor tooltip (x-post from Eclipse 4) [message #1015167] Wed, 27 February 2013 15:49 Go to next message
Justin Unterreiner is currently offline Justin UnterreinerFriend
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We'd like to use the same tooltip control that Eclipse uses in our own RCP application. I'm talking about the one that shows up when you hover your mouse over a member variable etc in the Eclipse Java text editor (screenshot below).

I want to show these when hovering over controls etc. We specifically need the ability to allow the user to select and copy text from the tooltip.

Does anybody know how I can tap into this functionality outside of a text editor?



http://eclipseone.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/unwanted-hover-tooltip-in-eclipse.jpg
Re: Eclipse editor tooltip (x-post from Eclipse 4) [message #1015267 is a reply to message #1015167] Thu, 28 February 2013 00:04 Go to previous message
Thomas Schindl is currently offline Thomas SchindlFriend
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Aren't JFace-Tooltips enough? See
http://wiki.eclipse.org/JFaceSnippets#Snippet020CustomizedControlTooltips

Tom

Am 27.02.13 16:49, schrieb Justin Unterreiner:
> We'd like to use the same tooltip control that Eclipse uses in our own
> RCP application. I'm talking about the one that shows up when you hover
> your mouse over a member variable etc in the Eclipse Java text editor
> (screenshot below).
>
> I want to show these when hovering over controls etc. We specifically
> need the ability to allow the user to select and copy text from the
> tooltip.
>
> Does anybody know how I can tap into this functionality outside of a
> text editor?
>
>
>
>
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