[Newbies] balloon help on halo

Herbert K├Ânig herbertkoenig at gmx.net
Mon Oct 7 15:06:55 UTC 2019

Hi, Chris

Welcome to Squeak (in no way official tho ;-)

5.1 is the last version that has Ballon Help on Halos. At
http://ftp.squeak.org/5.1/ you can get it as a first step.

I cced this to the dev list, as I personally consider it a bug which is
present on 5.2 and 5.3.



Am 07.10.2019 um 16:52 schrieb mechanic:
> Hello everyone, as a newbie here I have one or two queries that I need help
> with. Firstly, although the halo dots appear when I click + Alt + Shift on
> the desktop, the balloon help text does not. Balloon text does appear on
> hovering the mouse cursor over menu item though. This is after a fresh
> install of version 5.2 (Squeak5.2-18229-64bit-201810190412-Linux) on a
> Ubuntu virtual machine.
> The halo feature looks useful, but at the moment is unworkable since the
> lack of balloon help makes the dots unreadable. Perhaps someone could point
> me to a solution?
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