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Thread: how to create resizable tooltip?

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    Default how to create resizable tooltip?


    Can anyone help me, how to create a tooltip similar to the one shown in Eclipse IDE when you hover your mouse to any Java element? That is, I want the tooltip to be resizable. I am using jface tooltip but I can't see any methods/ways to set the tooltip to be resizable.

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    You'll probably have to create your own component using the layered pane. It's not as hard as it sounds.

    Or you could use a library that does that for you, such as: Balloon tip - Project home page — Java.net
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