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HelpText Attached Property

AutomationProperties.HelpText Attached Property

Gets or sets the help text for the specified element. The help text generally is the same text that is provided in the tooltip for the control.

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

See GetHelpText, SetHelpText
<object AutomationProperties.HelpText="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
The help text for the specified element.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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