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ToolTipService.ShowDuration Attached Property

 

Gets or sets the amount of time that a tooltip remains visible.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

See GetShowDuration, SetShowDuration

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

An integer value that represents the display time in milliseconds. The default value is 5000 milliseconds.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

The value of the InitialShowDelay property is less than zero (0).

This property defines the time that a tooltip remains visible while the user pauses the mouse pointer over the object that defines the tooltip. If the user moves the mouse pointer off of the object, the tooltip closes.

This property is an attached property. For information about how to get or set the value of this property in code, see the GetShowDuration and SetShowDuration methods.

Identifier field

ShowDurationProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following example shows how to set the ShowDuration property for a tooltip.

<Ellipse Height="25" Width="50" 
      Fill="Gray" 
      HorizontalAlignment="Left"
      ToolTipService.InitialShowDelay="1000"
      ToolTipService.ShowDuration="7000"
      ToolTipService.BetweenShowDelay="2000"
      ToolTipService.Placement="Right" 
      ToolTipService.PlacementRectangle="50,0,0,0"
      ToolTipService.HorizontalOffset="10" 
      ToolTipService.VerticalOffset="20"
      ToolTipService.HasDropShadow="false"
      ToolTipService.ShowOnDisabled="true" 
      ToolTipService.IsEnabled="true"
      ToolTipOpening="whenToolTipOpens"
      ToolTipClosing="whenToolTipCloses"
      >
  <Ellipse.ToolTip>
    <BulletDecorator>
      <BulletDecorator.Bullet>
        <Ellipse Height="10" Width="20" Fill="Blue"/>
      </BulletDecorator.Bullet>
      <TextBlock>Uses the ToolTipService class</TextBlock>
    </BulletDecorator>
  </Ellipse.ToolTip>
</Ellipse>

ToolTipService.SetShowDuration(ellipse1, 7000);
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