datatips in editor won't turn off

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I want to turn off datatips in the editor since they get in the way of selecting text. In preferences I have already set
MATLAB->Editor/Debugger->Display->Enable datatips in edit mode
to false, but they still apear when editing my LiveScripts. This is an extremely irritating feature because the tips often pop up over what I am trying to select, so that I can't see what I am selecting. I am using R2020a.
Thanks, Matthew.

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Jalaj Gambhir
Jalaj Gambhir on 21 May 2020
Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 6 Dec 2020
Joseph Becker:
Have you installed R2020b Update 2 yet?
I skimmed over the release notes for that a few days ago, and I think I saw fixes for datatips listed for it. I am not sure, though, as I was skimming hundreds of changes.

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Douglas Owen
Douglas Owen on 3 Nov 2021
Matlab 2021a, settings for "Enable datatips while editing" is broken. Behaves as enabled regardless of the setting in either the View tab or in Preferences>Editor/Debugger>Display: "Enable datatips in edit mode".
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Nikolaus Koopmann
Nikolaus Koopmann on 1 Jun 2022
great.. 2021a is the last release with the old editor.. i refuse to work with the LiveEditor...

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