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Arrow-shaped tooltip



  • Hi guys!

    I'm looking for a pop-up that will appear on the mouse hovering. I want something arrow-shaped, that look like that:
    https://images.app.goo.gl/W6ksrTADG3NLhWUJA

    It will contains text and images, but no clickable widget, it's only for displaying informations.

    I had a look on QToolTip and QBaloonTip (this one is private, so it's probably not the good solution), but I don't think these will suit my needs. That's why I'm asking you if you know something that would work better for me.

    Thank you!

    Arnaud


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    hi
    While you can use stylesheet and rich text with the QToolTip,
    i never found a way to use another widget.

    So if you really want it to be arrow-shaped, i think you will need to roll your own
    ToolTip Class.

    There is
    https://github.com/mnutt/libqxt/blob/master/src/gui/qxttooltip.h
    which does allows to set a custom widget for the tooltip so maybe it can be used as base.
    However, the code is pretty old now so it might not be worth the porting efforts.


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