having big tool tips and thumbnails pop up on hover is an accessibility problem, besides being a nuisance.

i'm visually impaired. i make heavy use of screen magnifiers to use computers effectively. every time a pop up i don't want to see pops up, it completely obscures what i actually want to see, because i am zoomed way in.

there are so many of these, in so many different apps, that finding all the settings and changing them is arduous.

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i've learned to move my mouse in circuitous ways over the screen to avoid pop ups. like a minefield. i've developed a reflex to shake my mouse back and forth every time a pop up appears to make it go away.

it's bad.

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