ToolTip styles and templates

Applies to Windows only

This topic describes the styles and templates for the ToolTip control. You can modify these resources and the default ControlTemplate to give the control a unique appearance.

Visual states

These are the VisualStates defined in the control's default style.

VisualState nameVisualStateGroup nameDescription
OpenedOpenStatesThe tool tip is open.
ClosedOpenStatesThe tool tip is closed.

 

Theme resources

These resources are used in the control's default style.

Dark theme brushes

To change the colors of the control in the dark theme, override these brushes in App.xaml.


<SolidColorBrush x:Key="ToolTipBackgroundThemeBrush" Color="#FFFFFFFF" />
<SolidColorBrush x:Key="ToolTipBorderThemeBrush" Color="#FF808080" />
<SolidColorBrush x:Key="ToolTipForegroundThemeBrush" Color="#FF666666" />

Light theme brushes

To change the colors of the control in the light theme, override these brushes in App.xaml.


<SolidColorBrush x:Key="ToolTipBackgroundThemeBrush" Color="#FFFFFFFF" />
<SolidColorBrush x:Key="ToolTipBorderThemeBrush" Color="#FF808080" />
<SolidColorBrush x:Key="ToolTipForegroundThemeBrush" Color="#FF666666" />

Other resources


<x:Double x:Key="ToolTipContentThemeFontSize">12</x:Double>
<Thickness x:Key="ToolTipBorderThemeThickness">2</Thickness>

For more info on theme resources, including the values that are used for the HighContrast theme, see XAML theme resources reference.

Shared resources

The control template uses these resources that are shared with other control templates. Changing these values will affect other controls that use these resources.



<FontFamily x:Key="ContentControlThemeFontFamily">Segoe UI</FontFamily>
<x:Double x:Key="ControlContentThemeFontSize">14.667</x:Double>

Default style


<!-- Default style for Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls.ToolTip -->
<Style TargetType="ToolTip">
    <Setter Property="Foreground" Value="{ThemeResource ToolTipForegroundThemeBrush}" />
    <Setter Property="Background" Value="{ThemeResource ToolTipBackgroundThemeBrush}" />
    <Setter Property="BorderBrush" Value="{ThemeResource ToolTipBorderThemeBrush}" />
    <Setter Property="BorderThickness" Value="{ThemeResource ToolTipBorderThemeThickness}" />
    <Setter Property="FontFamily" Value="{ThemeResource ContentControlThemeFontFamily}" />
    <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="{ThemeResource ToolTipContentThemeFontSize}" />
    <Setter Property="Padding" Value="10,6,10,7" />
    <Setter Property="Template">
        <Setter.Value>
            <ControlTemplate TargetType="ToolTip">
                <Border x:Name="LayoutRoot"
                        BorderThickness="{TemplateBinding BorderThickness}"
                        Background="{TemplateBinding Background}"
                        BorderBrush="{TemplateBinding BorderBrush}">
                    <VisualStateManager.VisualStateGroups>
                        <VisualStateGroup x:Name="OpenStates">
                            <VisualState x:Name="Closed">
                                <Storyboard>
                                    <FadeOutThemeAnimation TargetName="LayoutRoot" />
                                </Storyboard>
                            </VisualState>
                            <VisualState x:Name="Opened">
                                <Storyboard>
                                    <FadeInThemeAnimation TargetName="LayoutRoot" />
                                </Storyboard>
                            </VisualState>
                        </VisualStateGroup>
                    </VisualStateManager.VisualStateGroups>
                    <ContentPresenter Content="{TemplateBinding Content}"
                                      ContentTransitions="{TemplateBinding ContentTransitions}"
                                      ContentTemplate="{TemplateBinding ContentTemplate}"
                                      Margin="{TemplateBinding Padding}" />
                </Border>
            </ControlTemplate>
        </Setter.Value>
    </Setter>
</Style>

 

 

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