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Placement Attached Property

ToolTipService.Placement Attached Property

Gets or sets the orientation of the tooltip when it opens, and specifies how the tooltip behaves when it overlaps screen boundaries.

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

See GetPlacement, SetPlacement
<object ToolTipService.Placement="PlacementMode" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Controls.Primitives.PlacementMode
A PlacementMode enumeration value that determines the orientation of the tooltip when it opens, and that specifies how the tooltip interacts with screen boundaries. The default value is Mouse.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


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

Placement behaves similarly to the Popup.Placement property. For more information, see Popup Placement Behavior.

.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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