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ToolTipService.SetPlacementTarget Method

Sets the value of the PlacementTarget attached property for an object.

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

public static void SetPlacementTarget(
	DependencyObject element,
	UIElement value


Type: System.Windows.DependencyObject
The object to which the attached property is written.
Type: System.Windows.UIElement
The value to set.

The following example shows how to set the value for the PlacementTarget attached property.

//create the button that displays the tooltip
Button targetButton = new Button();
targetButton.Content = "tooltip Placement Target";

//create a button that owns the tooltip
Button tooltipOwner = new Button();
tooltipOwner.Content = "tooltip owner";
tooltipOwner.ToolTip = "The ToolTip";

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.