AutomationProperties.SetHelpText Method

Sets the value of the AutomationProperties.HelpText attached property for the specified DependencyObject.

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

public static void SetHelpText(
	DependencyObject element,
	string value
)

Parameters

element
Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The DependencyObject for which to set the property.
value
Type: System.String
The help text.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

element is invalid value.

ArgumentNullException

element is null.

The returned string typically provides the same text that is provided by the tooltip for the control.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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