Prevent Focus on TokenMouseHover Tooltip Text

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Posted 14 years ago by Boyd - Automated Software Testing Consultant / Developer, Patterson Consulting, LLC
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If you hover over a token in an instance of SyntaxEditor that does not have focus, any resulting tooltip from the TokenMouseHover event will focus that instance of SyntaxEditor. Can this be prevented? I've noticed that Visual Studio 2005 will display tooltips in an unfocused editor without forcing it into focus.

This has been problemmatic for me because I use the 'FocusedToolWindow' property of UIStudio.DockManager to determine which of my editors should have commands executed against it. If the user hovers too long over an unfocused editor while moving to a Toolbar button, the focus is switched to another document and the command is sent to the wrong editor.

Your help is appreciated.

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Posted 14 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Thanks Boyd, this is fixed for the next maintenance release.


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2018.1 build 0341) was released 7 months ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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