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Author Topic: DONE: View FULL txt file in tooltip  (Read 4319 times)

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DONE: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« on: October 08, 2006, 09:05:52 AM »
Stuff that InfoTag Magic displays, but larger, and even scrollable by up and down movement of the mouse (no scrollbars). With delete and edit button included.

« Last Edit: October 14, 2006, 03:56:27 PM by brotherS »

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Re: IDEA: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2006, 11:49:50 AM »
Please don't be so cryptic in your requests :(

I assume you are referring to the tool from http://www.contextmagic.com/ ?



I personally see no reason why you would want such a thing, but that's only me.
Why not just use a light-weight text editor like Win32Pad (http://fileforum.bet...Win32Pad/944076528/1) that's blazing fast?

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Re: IDEA: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2006, 12:23:11 PM »
The reason: No clicking involved. No opening, no closing. Just viewing. Just like PhotoMesa.

Example: I've a folder Text. I go and just hover there selecting files as I go, perhaps with a left click, which closes the tooltip and adds to the selection, acting as if I had Ctrl pressed.

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Re: IDEA: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2006, 02:09:56 PM »
The reason: No clicking involved. No opening, no closing. Just viewing. Just like PhotoMesa.

Example: I've a folder Text. I go and just hover there selecting files as I go, perhaps with a left click, which closes the tooltip and adds to the selection, acting as if I had Ctrl pressed.
So you still would have to click...  8)

Really, try Win32Pad (see above), you can close it by just pressing ESC. And if you have to open dozens of files just to check what they are about it's time to improve the file names you give. ;)
« Last Edit: October 08, 2006, 02:59:22 PM by brotherS »

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Re: IDEA: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2006, 02:22:05 PM »
Thanks. That's a swift ware.

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Re: IDEA: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2006, 04:12:14 PM »
Stuff that InfoTag Magic displays, but larger, and even scrollable by up and down movement of the mouse (no scrollbars). With delete and edit button included.

Try xplorer² with Quickview (CTRL+Q) activated...

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Re: IDEA: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2006, 03:49:43 PM »

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Re: DONE: View FULL txt file in tooltip
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2008, 09:30:36 PM »
An old thread, I know, but samer of Freewaregenius posted an overview of Five freeware programs to help you find the optimal informational tooltips for most file types... might be useful for some  :)