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ToolTipService.ShowDuration Attached Property

Gets or sets the amount of time that a tooltip remains visible.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

See ToolTipService.GetShowDuration, ToolTipService.SetShowDuration
See ToolTipService.GetShowDuration, ToolTipService.SetShowDuration
See ToolTipService.GetShowDuration, ToolTipService.SetShowDuration
<object ToolTipService.ShowDuration="int" .../>

Property Value

An integer value that represents the display time in milliseconds. The default value is 5000 milliseconds.

Identifier field

ShowDurationProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The value of the InitialShowDelay property is less than zero (0).

This property defines the time that a tooltip remains visible while the user pauses the mouse pointer over the object that defines the tooltip. If the user moves the mouse pointer off of the object, the tooltip closes.

This property is an attached property. For information about how to get or set the value of this property in code, see the GetShowDuration and SetShowDuration methods.

The following example shows how to set the ShowDuration property for a tooltip. For the complete sample, see ToolTipService Sample.

    <Ellipse Height="25" Width="50" 
         Fill="Gray" 
         HorizontalAlignment="Left"
         ToolTipService.InitialShowDelay="1000"
         ToolTipService.ShowDuration="7000"
         ToolTipService.BetweenShowDelay="2000"
         ToolTipService.Placement="Right" 
         ToolTipService.PlacementRectangle="50,0,0,0"
         ToolTipService.HorizontalOffset="10" 
         ToolTipService.VerticalOffset="20"
         ToolTipService.HasDropShadow="false"
         ToolTipService.ShowOnDisabled="true" 
         ToolTipService.IsEnabled="true"
         ToolTipOpening="whenToolTipOpens"
         ToolTipClosing="whenToolTipCloses"
         >
  <Ellipse.ToolTip>
    <BulletDecorator>
      <BulletDecorator.Bullet>
        <Ellipse Height="10" Width="20" Fill="Blue"/>
      </BulletDecorator.Bullet>
      <TextBlock>Uses the ToolTipService class</TextBlock>
    </BulletDecorator>
  </Ellipse.ToolTip>
</Ellipse>


ToolTipService.SetShowDuration(ellipse1, 7000);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

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