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ToolTip.StripAmpersands Property

Gets or sets a value that determines how ampersand (&) characters are treated.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(true)]
public bool StripAmpersands { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if ampersand characters are stripped from the ToolTip text; otherwise, false. The default is false.

An application commonly uses the same string resource for multiple purposes, such as a menu item and a ToolTip. However, menus often enable accelerators, denoted by an ampersand character, in the menu item string. ToolTips do not support this capability, so by default, ampersands are just displayed as normal characters. Setting the StripAmpersands property to true removes all ampersands from the ToolTip text.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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