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ToolTip.Show Method (String, IWin32Window)

Sets the ToolTip text associated with the specified control, and displays the ToolTip modally.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public void Show(
	string text,
	IWin32Window window
)

Parameters

text
Type: System.String
A String containing the new ToolTip text.
window
Type: System.Windows.Forms.IWin32Window
The Control to display the ToolTip for.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The window parameter is null.

The version of the Show method displays the ToolTip for the specified control modally; that is, the ToolTip will be displayed until the Hide method is called, or until the parent form is minimized, hidden, or closed. The ToolTip is positioned in the center of the associated control.

Applications running in partial trust must assert the AllWindows permission to use this method, as Show can control the display and location of a ToolTip independent of user action.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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