[openbeos] Re: Tool tips (was Re: Quick questions on Filetypes and Tracker)

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 11:21:09 +0200 CEST

> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Bruno Albuquerque <bga@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > wrote:
> >
> > In Dano, tooltips were actually part of BView, if I am not 
> > mistaken. As
> > tooltips are related to graphical elements, this seems to be the 
> > best way to
> > implement it.
> Yeah that makes sense. Though I would imagine the actual tool tip
> window would be at the application or maybe even the system level.
> There are still a decent number of reserved slots in our BView, 
> though
> maybe for tool tips we wouldn't need any of the virtual method slots.
> I would imagine a BString* fTooltip member and then non-virtual
> Tooltip() and SetTooltip() methods would be enough. Though I'd have 
> to
> look at how the tool tips are implemented to be sure. Does anyone 
> know
> what the method interface was on Dano? I've never used it or Zeta
> myself...

IIRC the Dano API allows using a BView if a string is not enough.


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