FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
java version "1.7.0_02"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_02-b13)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 22.0-b10, mixed mode)
ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
Linux 3.1.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Sun Dec 11 20:36:41 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
EXTRA RELEVANT SYSTEM CONFIGURATION :
Multi-monitor setup, nVidia Corporation GF110 [GeForce GTX 580] (rev a1) 290.10 drivers
A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
If a java window spans over more than one monitor in a multi-monitor setup tooltips always appear on the first monitor, even for components that are displayed on other monitors. This means that the tooltip is not displayed at the location of the related component.
Issue is described also in bugs 7011796, 6453153 and 4825949.
This bug causes the application to look unprofessional to the customer and to them appears to be a bug within the application.
STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
The issue can be reproduced with any java application that spans over more that one monitor.
EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
Tooltips should appear on the monitor on which the corresponding component is located.
The tooltip appears right justified on the 1st monitor even if the component is on the 2nd monitor.
This bug can be reproduced always.