tool tips for 1.7

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tool tips for 1.7

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Hi Ivo, eveyone

Could we have the help (?) tips activated, e.g. in 'shrink' for the next RC? I'm still in trial-and-error mode for many of them!

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Hi Steve,

Are you saying the '?' buttons don't do anything?

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Yes. In some modules the ? buttons do nothing.
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I have found this too, in particular in the Shrink module none of the '?' buttons respond.
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Bug confirmed in Shrink. However it seems you are alluding to more modules than Shrink exhibiting this bug too? Or is it just Shrink?
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Hi Ivo
Yes, there are other modules. Not by a computer ATM. Sorry.
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alacant wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 11:07 pm Hi Ivo
Yes, there are other modules. Not by a computer ATM. Sorry.
Steve
I just released an update with the Shrink module help. I looked for any other modules missing help, but couldn't find any missing. Do let me know if you find anything.
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Thanks
I now finally understand the menacingly titled, 'un-glow'!
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alacant wrote: Fri Dec 18, 2020 1:38 pm the menacingly titled, 'un-glow'!
:lol:

A menace to unsightly halo signal to be sure.

It's a cool feature which made me do a double take when I first tested it. It can be so effective that it sometimes looks like it's manipulating surrounding nebulosity pixels. It's not; it's the relative contrast caused by the subtle halo signal being removed that causes nebulosity to "pop". Human vision's "bugs" and exploits are so fascinating... :)
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unsightly halo signal
Indeed. If you haven't yet done so, this module alone is worth allowing one's trial of PI to expire;)

I've always hated stars from refractors in front of gas/dust which 'push aside' the nebulosity surrounding them and looking like they've punched a hole in the nebula. Truly awful.

I can now un-glow them; resentment cured. In fact, I think it ought to be made into an official verb.
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