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TaskbarItemInfo.Description Property

Gets or sets the text for the taskbar item tooltip.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Shell
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: Not mapped to an xmlns.

public string Description { get; set; }
<object Description="string" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.String
The text for the taskbar item tooltip. The default is an empty string.

The tooltip is displayed above the taskbar thumbnail when the mouse pointer is over the taskbar button. If the taskbar thumbnail is not displayed because of user settings, the tooltip is still displayed.

The following illustration shows the taskbar Description tooltip.

Windows Taskbar Description

Taskbar Item Info Sample

The following example shows how to create a TaskbarItemInfo in markup and set the Description property. This example is part of a larger example provided for the TaskbarItemInfo class.


<Window.TaskbarItemInfo>
    <TaskbarItemInfo x:Name="taskBarItemInfo1" 
                     Overlay="{StaticResource ResourceKey=StopImage}"
                     ThumbnailClipMargin="80,0,80,140"
                     Description="Taskbar Item Info Sample">
        <TaskbarItemInfo.ThumbButtonInfos>
            <ThumbButtonInfoCollection>
                <ThumbButtonInfo
                    DismissWhenClicked="False"
                    Command="MediaCommands.Play"
                    CommandTarget="{Binding ElementName=btnPlay}"
                    Description="Play"
                    ImageSource="{StaticResource ResourceKey=PlayImage}"/>
                <ThumbButtonInfo
                    DismissWhenClicked="True"
                    Command="MediaCommands.Stop"
                    CommandTarget="{Binding ElementName=btnStop}"
                    Description="Stop"
                    ImageSource="{StaticResource ResourceKey=StopImage}"/>
            </ThumbButtonInfoCollection>
        </TaskbarItemInfo.ThumbButtonInfos>
    </TaskbarItemInfo>
</Window.TaskbarItemInfo>


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.
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