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My tooltips are black text on a black background, though it should be white text on a black background. Any ideas, suggestions are appreciated.

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Can you tell me how do you access this window? (sorry I can't answer your particular question) – Sergey Oct 31 '11 at 23:43
Which Ubuntu version you use? Did it happens on all programs or only Qt based? – zetah Nov 1 '11 at 0:04
Sergey - Sure. System / Preferences / Appearance, then "Customize", then "Colours". Zetah - Oh, good question. It happens in Audacity. But other programs seem to be okay. I'm running Maverick. – begtognen Nov 1 '11 at 15:00

Oddly, what fixed this was turning the colours to a light background and a dark foreground for the tooltips.

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