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Tooltip: Follow the standard appendTo logic
Even though there's no reason to ever configure the parent element via an
`appendTo` option, following the standard logic is useful for scrollable
elements and native dialogs.

Fixes #10739
Closes gh-1517
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scottgonzalez committed Mar 26, 2015
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@@ -428,7 +428,7 @@ $.widget( "ui.tooltip", {
this._addClass( content, "ui-tooltip-content" );
this._addClass( tooltip, "ui-tooltip", "ui-widget ui-widget-content" );

tooltip.appendTo( this.document[ 0 ].body );
tooltip.appendTo( this._appendTo( element ) );

return this.tooltips[ id ] = {
element: element,
@@ -446,6 +446,16 @@ $.widget( "ui.tooltip", {
delete this.tooltips[ tooltip.attr( "id" ) ];

_appendTo: function( target ) {
var element = target.closest( ".ui-front, dialog" );

if ( !element.length ) {
element = this.document[ 0 ].body;

return element;

_destroy: function() {
var that = this;

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This is leading to suboptimal layouting in my case.

This wasn't happening with previous version.
Apparently the right boundary is "softly" limited to the dialog. I say softly because it goes beyond if the text is unbreakable. I guess this is the browser's logic (Chrome 59), probably generally good, but not in my case.
I will workaround it by wrapping the content in a PRE tag, but i wanted to let you know.

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