SiteMapPath.ShowToolTips Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the SiteMapPath control writes an additional hyperlink attribute for hyperlinked navigation nodes. Depending on client support, when a mouse hovers over a hyperlink that has the additional attribute set, a ToolTip is displayed.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

[ThemeableAttribute(false)]
public virtual bool ShowToolTips { get; set; }
<asp:SiteMapPath ShowToolTips="True|False" />

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if alternate text should be written for hyperlinked navigation nodes; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

The most common scenario is when a Title HTML attribute exists for an HTML A Href hyperlink. For example, Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 and later and Netscape 6.0 and later implement the Title attribute as a hovering ToolTip, while Opera 3.0 and later implements the Title attribute as both a ToolTip and a caption in Opera's toolbar area. Not all clients display ToolTips for additional hyperlink attributes.

The value of this property is stored in view state.

This property cannot be set by themes or style sheet themes. For more information, see ThemeableAttribute and ASP.NET Themes and Skins.

The following code example demonstrates how to declaratively set the ShowToolTips property to false in a Web Forms page.


<%@ Page language="c#"%>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
    <head>
        <title>Catalog</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
            <p><asp:SiteMapPath runat="server" ID="SiteMapPath1"
                    RootNodeStyle-Font-Bold="true"
                    RootNodeStyle-Font-Names="Arial Black"
                    RootNodeStyle-Font-Italic="True"
                    RootNodeStyle-ForeColor="Green"
                    CurrentNodeStyle-ForeColor="Orange"
                    PathSeparator="<::>"
                    PathDirection="CurrentToRoot"
                    RenderCurrentNodeAsLink="false"
                    ShowToolTips="false"/></p>
        </form>
    </body>
</html>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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