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Token tooltip that only GM's can see

Score + 52
1669686592

Edited 1673054519
Quickly hovering over a token to see their weapon stats is very useful for a GM. This has been suggested at least three times earlier, as far as I can see. I think the issue is that  90% of players don't even use the tooltip, otherwise this would be a hugely supported feature, as it would save a ton of time. I've run countless campaigns on roll20 for nearly 10 years, and this is my most lacked feature. - Adding a checkbox so that only GM's can see the tooltip should be fairly quick and easy. Picture example below. A popup under tokens that only the GM can see. I'd be using this every session.
Yes, I agree it would be very useful and save time!  
1669792643

Edited 1669797885
+1 on this. My suggestion on this was closed due to less than 10 votes... Hope this will go through since it is really useful as you do not have (or need) a character sheet all the time. A "See" permission for the Tooltip would be all that's needed to realize this...
1669865727

Edited 1669865975
  TheMarkus1204 said: +1 on this. My suggestion on this was closed due to less than 10 votes... Hope this will go through since it is really useful as you do not have (or need) a character sheet all the time. A "See" permission for the Tooltip would be all that's needed to realize this... Exactly. I saw your thread and others before it. I believe many have wanted this to be a thing, but that they haven't known where to request it. The fact that you can get a popup window below a token, but can't hide it so only GM's can see it, was quite baffling to me. This would be very easy and useful to add. As a GM, this would allow you to add weapon stats or notes that pop up for tokens, so you could easily manage a lot of varied enemies if you prefer to roll real dice. Or you could easily see a list of an enemy's traits or weapons. But since it's impossible to hide it from players, it's very limited in its current iteration.
1669869643

Edited 1669869792
Okay, looks to be plenty of interest for this easy-to-implement function in here. Good to see. Maybe we can reach out to people who requested this earlier, themarkus1204? Not sure how this works
Morten H. said: Okay, looks to be plenty of interest for this easy-to-implement function in here. Good to see. Maybe we can reach out to people who requested this earlier, themarkus1204? Not sure how this works At least we have 10 Votes, the minimum for this thread does not get closed as all the others before...
+1
1669989035
+1 (the lack of this feature is the primary reason I don't use tooltips)
1670609025
+1 I would use this So much for NPCS.
+1 please I need this feature
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DM
Pro
+1 This would be very helpful for running games, jogging my memory for NPC taglines to get into chr, traps, etc Essentially any note I make on the GM layer could go here thus cleaning up my screen. Much amaze that thought is.
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keithcurtis
Forum Champion
Marketplace Creator
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This would be fantastic for notes.
1673039004

Edited 1673039191
I'd love this feature. I'm cribbing character personalities from a book series, so being able to mouse over a character with a random name and go "oh, that's who she's supposed to be!" would really take things up a notch. Ideally there could be a separate tooltip textbox for players and gms (instead of a "gm only" textbox). That way we wouldn't have to choose between only having a tooltip for the gm or only having one for the players.
1673410912
+1 Tried saying this the day Token Tooltips launched.  It's pretty annoying the Devs didn't think of this.  Do they even play?
1675003303

Edited 1675003332
+1 Good Solution: Option to toggle existing tooltip visibility between Hidden , GM-Only , and  Public. Better Solution: Create a second GM-Tooltip and add a Show/Hidden toggle.  Only the GM can ever see this and differentiate the text in some way (Italicize or have the background color a very light yellow or tan color).  When the visibility for both are on, stack the tooltip boxes. -Will
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D G.
Pro
@Will M. Yes, that better solution would be terrific!