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...or maybe switch the message. But I will be happy with no Tooltip at all.

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I've naively tried with

Block[{$PerformanceGoal="Speed"}, ...]

because it works in case of Charts` tooltips, but with no effect :)

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I looked through definitions. It seems that Manipulator uses AnimatorBox or Animator (you can check it by evaluating FE`Evaluate@ FEPrivate`FrontEndResource["FEExpressions", "Manipulator04"][d2, d1, mrange, a, b, e, c, ap, ii, o, i, ape, auto, av, Dynamic[open], Dynamic[paused], Dynamic[rate], Dynamic[dir]]). Maybe it is simpler to solve this problem with Animator, but I don't know how to go deeper :) –  ybeltukov Jan 21 '14 at 20:46
@ybeltukov That's only an example, dealing with it won't help with Binomial etc. I'm looking for sort of generic approach. Not sure it isn't out of scope, but folks here know surprising things :). Thanks for your attention. –  Kuba Jan 21 '14 at 20:49
I tried SetOptions[.., TooltipBoxOptions -> {TooltipDelay -> Infinity}] on $FrontEndSession, EvaluationNotebook[] and as a cell option to no avail. Also tried numeric delays. Off on the wrong trail, I suppose. –  Michael E2 Jan 22 '14 at 0:05

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In version 7 this suppresses the Show Animation Controls tooltip but fails to suppress the Play, Step Forward etc. ones.

 Manipulate[Plot[Sin[x (1 + a x)], {x, 0, 6}], {a, 0, 2}],
 TooltipBoxOptions -> {DefaultLabelStyle -> {Opacity[0], 0}}
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Unfortunately, in V9.0.1.0 it does not supress :/. –  Kuba Feb 5 '14 at 7:45
@Kuba Doesn't suppress anything? Too bad. I was hoping we could find a way to inject this setting into the template or template creation somehow. –  Mr.Wizard Feb 5 '14 at 10:07
No, Show animation controls is still there :/ –  Kuba Feb 5 '14 at 10:14

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