[Lazarus] white popup hint box

Kostas Michalopoulos badsectoracula at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 16:53:24 CEST 2014

I see yellow too, but why doesn't the hint box have a border? Hint boxes on
windows have a dark 1px border.

On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Rik van Kekem <rik at graficalc.nl> wrote:

> waldo kitty 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 :/
> Like Anthony already found out, even if it's white on screen it really is
> a very light shade of yellow. You can see this by adjusting the brightness
> of your screen but with a laptop that's a bit more difficult. I've seen
> multiple times, especially with laptops, that you can't see these subtle
> colors. (For me, with a desktop-screen, the difference is really visible)
> If you don't want to change your theme you can change it in the source of
> Lazarus itself. But your other programs will keep a white hint. I don't
> know how to make a clearer border but the color is here:
> Lazarus_dir\LCL\Include\hintwindow.inc
> // Color := clInfoBk;
> Color := clYellow; // <- for instance
> But clInfoBk is used a lot more throughout the Lazarus IDE so it might be
> better to change your theme. Maybe somebody else could hunt down the
> border-drawing for this tooltip (which i couldn't find off hand).
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