[Lazarus] white popup hint box

Anthony Tekatch anthony at unihedron.com
Mon Sep 15 13:15:32 CEST 2014

On Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:22:26 -0400, waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:

> i'm also quite confused how you saw that image with that section
> yellowed... i've looked at the same image on several machines and see
> only white on white :/

I find this interesting. I can see a very light yellow pop-u on your
supplied screen-shot. I used GIMP to confirm those HTML color values:

The white background = ffffff
The popup = ffffe1

I just checked my popup on Lazarus Ver 1.3, and it is definitely white on
white, although I had once manually changed some settings in the
Linux gtkrc setting file pointed to by ~/.gtkrc-2.0:


I once had light gray text on white, so I changed the following line of
that file to back tooltip fg on white tooltip bg as follows:

gtk_color_scheme =

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