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Hyperlink.ScreenTip Property (Access)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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You can use the ScreenTip property to specify or determine the text that is displayed when you move the cursor over a hyperlink control. Read/write String.


expression. ScreenTip

expression A variable that represents a Hyperlink object.


When you move the cursor over a hyperlink control whose HyperlinkSubAddress property is set, Microsoft Access changes the cursor to an upward-pointing hand and displays the text string defined by the ScreenTip property. Clicking the control displays the object or Web page specified by the link.

For more information about hyperlink addresses and their format, see the HyperlinkAddress and HyperlinkSubAddress property topics.


The following example displays the message "Go to Home page" when the cursor hovers over the hyperlink named "HomePage" on the "Order Entry" form.

Forms("Order Entry").Controls("HomePage").Hyperlink.ScreenTip = "Go to Home page"

See also


Hyperlink Object

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