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is an option for objects such as Tooltip that specifies how long to delay after the mouse is in position before taking action.
  • ActionDelay->t specifies a delay of t seconds.
  • ActionDelay->Automatic uses the standard delay set on your computer system.
Create tooltip objects that wait for one or three seconds before showing their labels:
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