balloon help


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balloon help

On-screen help that is displayed when the mouse is moved over an icon, file name or other object (and not clicked). The word balloon in the term name comes from cartoon-style dialogs, but most balloon help shows its text in a rectangle. The help may provide a definition or show the object's properties such as location or content. See speech balloon.


Image Characteristics
When the mouse is moved over an image name in this Open Files list, the balloon help shows what the file contains.
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I opted for the file without the balloon help and accomplished the transfer without difficulty.
The Balloon Help Menu is signified by the small balloon holding a question mark.
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Dr Simon Davies, consultant intervention cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, said Philip may have been on the verge of a heart attack or actually had one before the stenting procedure - where a sausage shaped balloon helps blood flow - was performed.
The water tension on the balloon helps keep them spread out where they landed.