embedding/browser/webBrowser/nsITooltipListener.idl
author Michael Wu <mwu@mozilla.com>
Sat, 28 May 2011 00:16:11 -0700
changeset 70270 c8bc6089f86dcafd8b07b4ebf16746e54961be28
parent 47159 84c1694a4ca9af3a0fd5605a7ec0e9b9e7bd0129
child 94484 f4157e8c410708d76703f19e4dfb61859bfe32d8
permissions -rw-r--r--
Merge backout of Bug 592943 due to extensions bustage

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#include "nsISupports.idl"

/**
 * An optional interface for embedding clients wishing to receive
 * notifications for when a tooltip should be displayed or removed.
 * The embedder implements this interface on the web browser chrome
 * object associated with the window that notifications are required
 * for.
 *
 * @see nsITooltipTextProvider
 */
[scriptable, uuid(44b78386-1dd2-11b2-9ad2-e4eee2ca1916)]
interface nsITooltipListener : nsISupports
{
    /**
     * Called when a tooltip should be displayed.
     *
     * @param aXCoords The tooltip left edge X coordinate.
     * @param aYCoords The tooltip top edge Y coordinate.
     * @param aTipText The text to display in the tooltip, typically obtained
     *        from the TITLE attribute of the node (or containing parent)
     *        over which the pointer has been positioned.
     *
     * @note
     * Coordinates are specified in pixels, relative to the top-left
     * corner of the browser area.
     *
     * @return <code>NS_OK</code> if the tooltip was displayed.
     */
    void onShowTooltip(in long aXCoords, in long aYCoords, in wstring aTipText);
  
    /**
     * Called when the tooltip should be hidden, either because the pointer
     * has moved or the tooltip has timed out.
     */
    void onHideTooltip();
};