Resultlist tooltip

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NotNull
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Resultlist tooltip

Post by NotNull » Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:52 pm

The tooltip in the resultlist gets in the way quite often. That's why I have it disabled [1]

Suggestion: Only show the tooltip when hovering the file/folder icon.


[1] Not the one in the options dialog (options > view); that one is indispensable!
In my opinion that setting should always be enabled and can be removed from the Options GUI.


P.S. I posted this suggestion in the 1.5 alpha forum. Should it be posted in the Suggestions forum instead?

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Re: Resultlist tooltip

Post by therube » Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:05 pm

Is this a new behavior?
Of late (late as in the last number of days), I've been noticing that the "tooltip" has been in my way.

Now, it may just have been that I simply had my mouse sitting at a position that just happened to be displaying the tooltip.
That is possible.

But if it is change, then I'd like to experiment with it on/off to see which works better.

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Re: Resultlist tooltip

Post by NotNull » Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:20 pm

I guess you had it disabled on 1.4 too, because .. annoying.

A little nuance: when in thumbnail view this might be useful.
Therefor the suggestion to show the thumbnail when hovering the icon.

You can manually change it through /listview_tooltips

/listview_tooltips=1
+ENTER in the search bar to enable tooltips in the result list
/listview_tooltips=0
+ENTER in the search bar to disable tooltips in the result list

/listview_tooltips
+ENTER in the search bar shows the current state in the statusbar for a few seconds

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Re: Resultlist tooltip

Post by void » Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:06 am

Thank you for the feedback NotNull and therube,

The tooltip was previously shown when the cursor is anywhere over the item and when full row select is enabled.

I have changed the show_detailed_listview_tooltips ini option in Everything 1.5.0.1251.

To change your result list detailed tooltips:
  • In Everything, type in the following search and press ENTER:
    /show_detailed_listview_tooltips=x
    where x is one of the following values:
    • 0 = do not display the detailed tooltip.
    • 1 = show detailed tooltip for icon and name text (default in 1251a+).
    • 2 = show detailed tooltip for icon only
    • 3 = show detailed tooltip for anywhere on name column (default for previous versions)
    • 4 = show detailed tooltip for anywhere.
Everything will still show short tooltips for text that is not fully visible.

This setting only applies when Everything is in detailed view.
Thumbnails will always show detailed tooltips.


I have removed the show tooltips option from the Options UI.
Is this a new behavior?
Of late (late as in the last number of days), I've been noticing that the "tooltip" has been in my way.
Are you using full row select? -the tooltip was previously shown anywhere when using full row select.

Is it the short tooltip for text that is partially visible or the detailed (multiple lines) tooltip getting in the way?

Do I need another option to enable/disable the short tooltip for partially visible text?

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Re: Resultlist tooltip

Post by NotNull » Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:16 am

void wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 6:06 am
I have removed the show tooltips option from the Options UI.
:thumbsup:

/show_detailed_listview_tooltips=2 works well for me.
The short tooltip for partially visible text doesn't bother me much as it doesn't block other rows. Besides: conditions for that to happen are very seldom met (no long paths here).
But @therube might have a different opinion.

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Re: Resultlist tooltip

Post by void » Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:15 am

Changes to /show_detailed_listview_tooltips in Everything 1.5.0.1252a:

/show_detailed_listview_tooltips=x
where x is one of the following values:
  • 0 = do not display the detailed tooltip.
  • 1 = show detailed tooltip for icon only (default in 1252a+)
  • 2 = show detailed tooltip for icon and name text.
  • 3 = show detailed tooltip for anywhere on name column (default for previous versions)
  • 4 = show detailed tooltip for anywhere.

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