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DataGridViewColumn.ToolTipText Property

Gets or sets the text used for ToolTips.

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

public string ToolTipText { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The text to display as a ToolTip for the column.

The column's ToolTip displays when the mouse pointer rests on the column header.

The following code example shows how to set a column's ToolTip. This code example is part of a larger code example provided for the DataGridViewColumn class.

private void ToolTips()
{
    DataGridViewColumn firstColumn = dataGridView.Columns[0];
    DataGridViewColumn thirdColumn = dataGridView.Columns[2];
    firstColumn.ToolTipText =
        "This column uses a default cell.";
    thirdColumn.ToolTipText =
        "This column uses a template cell." +
        " Style changes to one cell apply to all cells.";
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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