Hints for plugin actions, toolar icons and other similar items appear on a popup hint window when the mouse is pointed at them, but there's a small delay before the hint is activated and the window disappears after a few seconds.
" also displays hints for the item under the mouse pointer, but without any delays and the hint text remains visible until the mouse pointer moves away.
Additionally, the "
" can display a brief description of the menu item under the mouse pointer.
When displaying multi-line hints, the ";" character is used to indicate the start of a new line.