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Swati Udas
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Hi,
My question is regarding how to decide which one to use HoverText/ToolTipText ?

I want to show a statusLine for a View and some detailed information should be displayed after user clicks/hovers on the image on status bar.
I tried using tooltiptext and that seems to work fine. However I want to understand how a toolltip can be compared to Hover text.

What I already know is -->
ToolTip is provided by SWT.widgets while HOver comes from JFace controls.
Both display help/warning text when user hovers the mouse over a given control.

Please help me understand th appropriate usage for both.

Thanks in advance
Swati
 
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