[Lazarus] white popup hint box

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Mon Sep 15 05:14:44 CEST 2014

On 9/14/2014 5:22 PM, Rik van Kekem wrote:
> On 14-09-2014 20:56, waldo kitty wrote:
>> i've just updated both of my trunk FPC and LAZ... it has been four
>> months since my last update... when i hovor over something and lazarus
>> pops up a hint box, it is all white except for the shadow border on the
>> right and bottom...
> Are you sure you're seeing that hint-windows in (real) white?

yes, i'm pretty sure...

> Are you on a laptop or screen-setting with high intensity?

ummm, yes, this is a laptop... high intensity? i don't think so... i've not had 
this problem before this latest update...

> For me the hint-window in YOUR screenshot is light-yellow (as it should be for
> my theme). The hint-window is drawn in the special theme color clInfoBk (which
> in turn looks at the color in your theme for the hint-window).

ugh... i don't want to change my default theme just to try to satisfy some 
program that has suddenly changed... i don't see this with other programs but 
then i don't know what they are doing, either... i just know that they haven't 
changed like this...

> So before hunting down this setting in the source of Lazarus you might want to
> adjust your theme or color-settings or your screen. Other application will use
> the same light-setting for displaying hints.
> Also see:
> http://wiki.freepascal.org/Colors#Example:_clInfoBk.2C_clInfoText

i'll look but i'm pretty apprehensive and, at the outset, not a happy camper for 
this :/

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