[PD] labeled inlets

Mathieu Bouchard matju at sympatico.ca
Fri Dec 10 23:44:40 CET 2004

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Tim Blechmann hat gesagt: // Tim Blechmann wrote:
> > btw, i still haven't had the time to check mathieu's approach using
> > tcl... anyway, it might be a good idea do add tooltips for outlets, too
> > ... maybe i'll look into this at the weekend ...
> I still don't use the tooltips, but the only reason for me is, that I
> find it annoying and distracting that they used to move around like
> they were stuck to the mouse pointer. Are they still doing this? I
> would really like the tooltips to stay in a fixed position above the
> inlets (or below the outlets). I believe, Mathieu's labels already
> work this way. 

About my tooltips:

1. they don't move with the mouse cursor
2. beige background makes it more readable
3. includes inlet number (0-based)
4. doesn't suck clientserver bandwidth (compare with -d3)
5. shares half of its code with the name-completion feature

Mathieu Bouchard -=- Montréal QC Canada -=- http://artengine.ca/matju

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