ToolTipImageSource Property

RibbonMenuButton.ToolTipImageSource Property

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Gets or sets the image that is displayed in the ToolTip for this control.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon (in System.Windows.Controls.Ribbon.dll)

public ImageSource ToolTipImageSource { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.ImageSource

The image to display in the ToolTip. The registered default is null. For more information about what can influence the value, see Dependency Property Value Precedence.


Each ribbon control inherits a FrameworkElement.ToolTip property. If the FrameworkElement.ToolTip property is set, the ribbon’s enhanced ToolTip will not be shown; the standard ToolTip will be shown instead.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


The following example shows the markup used to create the enhanced ToolTip.

Enhanced ToolTip

Enhanced ToolTip

<ribbon:RibbonMenuButton Label="Ribbon Control"
                ToolTipTitle="Command Name (Ctrl+N)" 
                ToolTipDescription="All ribbon commands should have enhanced tooltips to give the command name, shortcut key, description, and optional supplemental information."
                ToolTipFooterTitle="Press F1 for Help" 
                ToolTipFooterDescription="When practical, completely describe the command using a concise description. Link to Help only if further explanation is really necessary."
                ToolTipFooterImageSource="Images/Help16.png" />

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
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