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  • Tooltip of a Tab control
  • Tooltip associated with a Radio Button and/or Check Box control
  • Tooltip associated with row in a Treeview control
  • Tooltip associated with a Table control and with a column in a Table control
  • Tooltip associated with an element in a Breadcrumb control
  • Limitations
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Stored procedures
The ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
WINDEV Mobile Remarks:
  • WINDEV Mobile The ToolTip property is used to insert images and colored text into the tooltip via the gXXX functions.
Reminder: To type the message displayed in the tooltip of a control in the editor:
  1. Open the control description window (select "Description" in the context menu).
  2. In the "Help" tab, in the "Tooltip" area, type the text of the tooltip.
    Remarks:
    • In a multilingual application, the text of the tooltip can be typed in several languages.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Versions 24 and later
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
New in version 24
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Example
Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)
// Change the tooltip text according to the type of user
IF User_Type = 0 THEN
EDT_Name.ToolTip = "Type the customer name"
ELSE
EDT_Name.ToolTip = "Customer name"
END
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)
// Change the text of the tooltip for the current element
// in a TreeView control
TREE_DirectoryTreeView[TREE_DirectoryTreeView].ToolTip = "New tooltip"
Windows MobileUser code (UMC)
// Change the tooltip text by using the gXXX functions
// in an edit control
EDT_TxtInput.ToolTip = gPen(LightRed) + ...
gFont("Comic sans MS") + ...
gFontUnderlined(True) + ...
"Run the test of tooltips with the gXXX functions" + ...
CR + gImage("small dog.gif") + "TEST" + gFontBold(True) + "TEST"
User code (UMC)
// Change the text of the tooltip by using a file in RTF format
EDT_TxtInput.ToolTip = fLoadText("C:\Temp\MyFileRTF")
Ajax
// Change the text of the tooltip for the element 2
// in a Breadcrumb control
SMP_Breadcrumb[2].ToolTip = "New tooltip"
Syntax

Finding out the text of the tooltip Hide the details

<Tooltip text> = <Control used>.ToolTip
<Tooltip text>: Character string
Current text of tooltip associated with the control.
Remark: If the text of the tooltip is in RTF, the text returned will contain the RTF tags.
<Control used>: Control name
Name of the control for which the text of the tooltip is requested.

Modifying the text of the tooltip Hide the details

<Control used>.ToolTip = <New tooltip text>
<Control used>: Control name
Name of the control for which the text of the tooltip must be modified.
<New tooltip text>: Character string
New text for the tooltip associated with the control. If this text corresponds to an empty string (""), no tooltip will be displayed for this control.
WINDEV Mobile This text can contain images and it can be formatted by using the gXXX functions of WLanguage.
Remarks
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)

Tooltip of a Tab control

For the Tab controls, a tooltip can be defined for each one of the tab panes.
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)PHP

Tooltip associated with a Radio Button and/or Check Box control

A tooltip can be defined for the control and for each option. For example:
RADIO_MyRadioButton[1].ToolTip = "Option #1"
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)

Tooltip associated with row in a Treeview control

For the TreeView controls, a tooltip can be defined for each one of the treeview elements (TreeAdd, TreeInsert and TreeModify).
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)

Tooltip associated with a Table control and with a column in a Table control

The window editor allows you to define a tooltip for a Table control and for each one of its columns. The tooltip associated with the Table control is displayed if no tooltip was defined for the column hovered by the mouse cursor.
Ajax

Tooltip associated with an element in a Breadcrumb control

For Breadcrumb controls, the tooltip of each element in the path is defined:
The ToolTip property is used to get and change the tooltip of each element of the breadcrumbs. For example:
SMP_MyBreadcrumb[1].ToolTip = "Tooltip element 1"
Windows MobileJavaUser code (UMC)

Limitations

Windows Mobile The ToolTip property applies only to windows and controls in a window (including columns and cells in a table). This property cannot be used with menus.
Java The ToolTip property applies only to the following controls:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image control.
  • Check Box control.
  • Radio Button control.
  • List Box control.
  • Combo Box control.
  • TreeView control.
  • Tab control.
  • Table control.
  • Table column control (text, combo box or check box type).
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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