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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.";
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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