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From RGB ES <rgb.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [CODE][UX] Bugs 25945 Show/Hide Scroll Bar Tips on Writer
Date Thu, 19 Jul 2012 20:17:49 GMT
2012/7/19 Ariel Constenla-Haile <arielch@apache.org>:
> Hi Ricardo,
>
> On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 12:25:57PM +0200, RGB ES wrote:
>> Not answering any particular mail, so top posting.
>>
>> I think there are two problems with the scroll tool tip:
>> - the first one is that it shows on the mouse position
>
> The scroll bar tool tip that shows "Page N/X" doesn't appear on the
> mouse position, but near the scroll bar; at least, it's what it does
> here when scrolling with the mouse wheel. Can you attach a screen shot
> on the bug?

I made some tests: most of the time the tool tip shows near the scroll
bar, but sometimes it shows on mouse pointer position. Not sure what
triggers the change of behavior but it seems to be related with the
pointer position. I'll post a screen shot on the issue.


>> and usually when you scroll you have the mouse pointer on top of the
>> document so the tool tip is there too, hiding the text you are
>> scanning
>> - the second one is that it do not wraps, showing on one line
>> and crossing on top of your document even if the mouse pointer is
>> outside the text area
>>
>> The second problem is is part of a general problem with tool tips: for
>> example, when you put the mouse pointer over a footnote anchor the
>> footnote content also shows on only one line, which is sub optimal
>> when you have long footnotes. If you activate extended tool tip the
>> footnote content tip wraps and then if more useful, but extended tool
>> tips seems to not affect the scroll tool tip.
>
> May be for kind of content, the help balloon should always wrap the text
> in multiple lines, without the need to turn extended tips on.

+1

Regards
Ricardo

>
> Regards
> --
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina

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