DataGridViewColumn.ToolTipText Property

Gets or sets the text used for ToolTips.

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

public string ToolTipText { get; set; }

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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