Firefox 81.0: disappearing tooltips

Pete Wright pete at
Wed Sep 23 20:21:52 UTC 2020

On 9/23/20 12:59 PM, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> After the update of Firefox from 80.0.1 to 81.0, the display of
> tooltips is broken for me.  They pop up and immediately disappear
> again, too quick to read.  This affects tooltips on page content
> and for the built-in PDF reader, but not those for the Firefox user
> interface. (PR #249465)
> Canonical test: I can no longer read the mouseover text on,
> because it flashes by too quickly.
> Is anybody else seeing this?
> A conspicuous lack of screaming on the net suggests that it doesn't
> affect everybody.
> (FWIW, I observe the same problem on different hardware running
> OpenBSD.)

Hrm, i don't see this behavior running firefox-81.0,2 on CURRENT.  I 
verified that when i mouse-over a comic in for example i see 
the tool-tip pop up.


Pete Wright
pete at

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