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ToolTip.Show Method (String, IWin32Window, Int32)

Sets the ToolTip text associated with the specified control, and then displays the ToolTip for the specified duration.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public void Show(
	string text,
	IWin32Window window,
	int duration
)

Parameters

text
Type: System.String

A String containing the new ToolTip text.

window
Type: System.Windows.Forms.IWin32Window

The Control to display the ToolTip for.

duration
Type: System.Int32

An Int32 containing the duration, in milliseconds, to display the ToolTip.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The window parameter is null.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

duration is less than or equal to 0.

The ToolTip is positioned in the center of the associated control represented by the win parameter. To display the ToolTip modally, call the Show(String, IWin32Window) overloaded version of this method instead.

Applications running in partial trust must assert the AllWindows permission to use this method, as Show can control the display and location of a ToolTip independent of user action.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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