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Visual Basic: Windows Controls

Visual Studio 6.0

HotTracking Property

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Returns a value that determines whether mouse-sensitive highlighting is enabled.



The object placeholder is an object expression that evaluates to an item in the Applies To list.

Return Values

The return settings for are:

Setting Description
True Hot tracking is enabled. Header captions are highlighted as the mouse pointer passes over them.
False (Default) The HeaderItem objects do not respond to mouse movement unless a mouse button is clicked.


Hot tracking is a feature that provides feedback to the user when the mouse pointer passes over the control. With HotTracking set to True, the control responds to mouse movement by highlighting the header over which the mouse pointer is positioned.