wxPython Q? floating window

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Mar 14 14:16:31 CET 2006

mitsura at skynet.be wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a question about wxPython.
> On Windows systems, you can point your mouse over most items on your
> desktop and a after a second or so, a small window will pop-up with
> extra info about the thing your pointing at (try e.g. move your mouse
> over the time in the right corner and a window will pop-up with the
> date).
> I was wondering this can be done with wxPython. I basically want to
> create a wxTree object and when I point the mouse over the objects in
> the tree I would like to have these kind of smal pop-up windows that
> display more info about the object you are pointing at.
> Any help much appreciated.
See wxToolTip - you can set a tooltip with the SetToolTip method on most 

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