Review Request: Add the ability for applets to change autohide timeout value

Alex Merry kde at
Sat Jan 10 00:42:16 CET 2009

On Friday 09 January 2009 23:30:16 Matthew Dawson wrote:
> Currently if you update the tooltip's content faster then three seconds,
> the tooltip will never autohide.  This occurs because the timer counting
> the three seconds resets when data is updated.  The problem is that the
> tooltip doesn't go away, not that it never appears.

In that case, surely it would be better to have a boolean option saying 
whether updates should reset the timeout?

Or an overload to TooltipManager::setContent() that takes a bool (or, better, 
an enum) saying whether the timeout should be reset by the update.


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