DataGridViewColumn::ToolTipText Property


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Gets or sets the text used for ToolTips.

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

property String^ ToolTipText {
	String^ get();
	void set(String^ value);

Property Value

Type: System::String^

The text to display as a ToolTip for the column.

The column's ToolTip displays when the mouse pointer rests on the column header.

The following code example shows how to set a column's ToolTip. This code example is part of a larger code example provided for the DataGridViewColumn class.

void ToolTips()
   DataGridViewColumn^ firstColumn = dataGridView->Columns[ 0 ];
   DataGridViewColumn^ thirdColumn = dataGridView->Columns[ 2 ];
   firstColumn->ToolTipText = L"This column uses a default cell.";
   thirdColumn->ToolTipText = L"This column uses a template cell."
   L" Style changes to one cell apply to all cells.";

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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