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)

Public Property ToolTipText As String

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.

Private Sub ToolTips()
    Dim firstColumn As DataGridViewColumn = _
        dataGridView.Columns(0)
    Dim thirdColumn As DataGridViewColumn = _
        dataGridView.Columns(2)
    firstColumn.ToolTipText = _
        "This is column uses a default cell."
    thirdColumn.ToolTipText = _
        "This is column uses a template cell." _
        & " Changes to one cell's style changes them all."
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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