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ui.tooltipDelay stores the delay in milliseconds between the mouse stopping over an element and the appearing of its tooltip.

  • Type:integer
  • Default value:500
  • Exists by default: no
  • Application support: Gecko 11.0 (Firefox 11.0 / Thunderbird 11.0 / SeaMonkey 2.8)
  • Status: Active; last updated 2012-02-21
  • Introduction: Pushed to Nightly on 2011-12-15
  • Bugs: bug 204786 


integer (milliseconds, default: 500)
The time for delay between the mouse stopping over the element and the tooltip appearing is stored in milliseconds and the default value is 500ms.