GridView.ColumnHeaderToolTip Property

Gets or sets the content of a tooltip that appears when the mouse pointer pauses over one of the column headers. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

public function get ColumnHeaderToolTip () : Object 
public function set ColumnHeaderToolTip (value : Object)
<object>
  <object.ToolTip>
    <ToolTip .../>
  </object.ToolTip>
</object>
- or -
<object>
  <object.ToolTip>
    toolTipObjectContent
  </object.ToolTip>
</object>
<object ToolTip="toolTipContent"/>

XAML Values

toolTipContent

A string that becomes the display text for the ColumnHeaderToolTip.

toolTipObjectContent

An object to use as the content for the tooltip. Typically, this object is a FrameworkElement or some other element that defines a layout for the ColumnHeaderToolTip, such as a text element. In this usage, a ToolTip element is implicitly created from the parsed XAML, and the toolTipObjectContent content is set as its ContentControl.Content property.

<ToolTip .../>

See ToolTip.

Property Value

Type: System.Object
An object that represents the content that appears as a tooltip when the mouse pointer is paused over one of the column headers. The default value is not defined.

Identifier field

ColumnHeaderToolTipProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

This property represents one of several ways to lay out and style column headers. For more information, see GridView Column Header Styles and Templates Overview.

The following example shows how to set the ColumnHeaderToolTip property. For the complete sample, see ListView That Uses a GridView Sample.

<GridView AllowsColumnReorder="true"
          ColumnHeaderToolTip="Employee Information">


...


</GridView>
GridView myGridView = new GridView();
myGridView.AllowsColumnReorder = true; 
myGridView.ColumnHeaderToolTip = "Employee Information";

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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
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