[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk.Tooltips obsolete - any replacement?

Peter Johanson peter at peterjohanson.com
Wed Jan 28 12:45:07 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 05:36:50PM +0000, Hywel Thomas wrote:
> I am getting a 'Gtk.Tooltips is obsolete (CS0612)' compilation warning, 
> but I can't see any replacement (or obsolescence note) in the Gtk# 
> documentation.  What is the preferred method for using Tooltips with 
> Gtk# 2.12?  I also notice that Tooltips work after a delay following the 

You want to use the new "Gtk.Tooltip" and associated API. Typically,
that means using the Gtk.Widget.QueryTooltip event, if you're doing
custom tooltips.


If you're just setting a regular tooltip, you can now just set
Gtk.Widget.TooltipText or TooltipMarkup and have it work as expected.


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