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ToolBarButton::ToolTipText Property

Gets or sets the text that appears as a ToolTip for the button.

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

property String^ ToolTipText {
	String^ get ();
	void set (String^ value);

Property Value

Type: System::String
The text that is displayed when the mouse pointer moves over the toolbar button. The default is an empty string ("").

To enable the display of the ToolTip text when the mouse pointer is moved over the button, set the ShowToolTips property of the button's parent ToolBar to true.

The following code example creates a ToolBar and three ToolBarButton controls, assigns the buttons to the toolbar, and sets some of the buttons' common properties. This code requires that a MenuItem, ImageList, ToolTip and a Form have been created and the ImageList has at least one Image assigned to it.

   void InitializeMyToolBar()
      // Create the ToolBar, ToolBarButton controls, and menus.
      ToolBarButton^ toolBarButton1 = gcnew ToolBarButton( "Open" );
      ToolBarButton^ toolBarButton2 = gcnew ToolBarButton;
      ToolBarButton^ toolBarButton3 = gcnew ToolBarButton;
      ToolBar^ toolBar1 = gcnew ToolBar;
      MenuItem^ menuItem1 = gcnew MenuItem( "Print" );
      array<MenuItem^>^ temp1 = {menuItem1};
      System::Windows::Forms::ContextMenu^ contextMenu1 =
         gcnew System::Windows::Forms::ContextMenu( temp1 );

      // Add the ToolBarButton controls to the ToolBar.
      toolBar1->Buttons->Add( toolBarButton1 );
      toolBar1->Buttons->Add( toolBarButton2 );
      toolBar1->Buttons->Add( toolBarButton3 );

      // Assign an ImageList to the ToolBar and show ToolTips.
      toolBar1->ImageList = imageList1;
      toolBar1->ShowToolTips = true;

      /* Assign ImageIndex, ContextMenu, Text, ToolTip, and 
         Style properties of the ToolBarButton controls. */
      toolBarButton2->Style = ToolBarButtonStyle::Separator;
      toolBarButton3->Text = "Print";
      toolBarButton3->Style = ToolBarButtonStyle::DropDownButton;
      toolBarButton3->ToolTipText = "Print";
      toolBarButton3->ImageIndex = 0;
      toolBarButton3->DropDownMenu = contextMenu1;

      // Add the ToolBar to a form.
      Controls->Add( toolBar1 );

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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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