jane doa wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2007 18:33:32 +0100, R wrote:
>
>> Oldtech wrote:
>>> none wrote:
>>>> Apologies for the terminology, but how would I prevent the "description
>>>> of the item" text that appears when you hover over a menu item appearing.
>>>> It's the text that gives you the desciuption of the item you have just
>>>> clicked for instance when in Applications and then another item.
>>>> Slides out to the side and covers the next menu from the mouse pointer
>>>> or occasionally slides out behind it !
>>> KDE:
>>>
>>> main menu> System Configuration (Settings) > desktop behavior > panels
>>>> Appearance tab > uncheck the first box: "enable mouse over effects"

>> Many thanks Oldtech, but I am running Gnome in Gutsy Gibbon.
>> I was looking into Configuration Editor and trying to see where I could
>> change this feature and can't see the wood for the trees.

>
> in gnome gconf-editor on dapper,
> uncheck tooltips_enabled under >apps>panel>global
>
> seems both dapper and gutsy run gnome2 (different versions) so it may be
> the same.
>


Excellent Jane Doa...You're a star! Thanks again