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ToolTipService.SetPlacementTarget Method

Sets the value of the PlacementTarget attached property for an object.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public static void SetPlacementTarget(
	DependencyObject element,
	UIElement value
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject

The object to which the attached property is written.

value
Type: System.Windows.UIElement

The value to set.

The following example shows how to set the value for the PlacementTarget attached property.

//create the button that displays the tooltip
Button targetButton = new Button();
targetButton.Content = "tooltip Placement Target";

//create a button that owns the tooltip
Button tooltipOwner = new Button();
tooltipOwner.Content = "tooltip owner";
tooltipOwner.ToolTip = "The ToolTip";
ToolTipService.SetPlacement(tooltipOwner,PlacementMode.Top);
ToolTipService.SetPlacementTarget(tooltipOwner,targetButton);

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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