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ToolTip.GetToolTip Method

Retrieves the ToolTip text associated with the specified control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
public string GetToolTip(
	Control control
)

Parameters

control
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control for which to retrieve the ToolTip text.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the ToolTip text for the specified control.

With the GetToolTip method, you can retrieve the ToolTip text for any control. If the ToolTip text changes dynamically in an application, you can use this method to find out what text is displayed at any point, depending on the state of the application. To change the text that a control is displaying, use the SetToolTip method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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