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SuperToolTip Class

Represents a tooltip that supports multiple text and image regions.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

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Expanded Remarks

A SuperToolTip consists of tooltip items, which display specific information. The following tooltip items can be used to construct a SuperToolTip:

  • A regular tooltip item (ToolTipItem) allows text and image to be displayed. The image can be positioned at the left or right edge of the item's text.
  • A title tooltip item (DevExpress.Utils.ToolTipTitleItem) is designed to represent headers and footers within a tooltip window. This item is similar to a regular tooltip item. The only difference is in the default appearance and indentation settings used to paint the item.
  • A separator tooltip item (DevExpress.Utils.ToolTipSeparatorItem) represents a separator line.

The following image shows a sample SuperToolTip consisting of four tooltip items:

To create a SuperToolTip, create the required tooltip items and add them to the Items collection. Tooltip items will be displayed according to their order in this collection.

The Setup method allows you to quickly initialize a SuperToolTip with three tooltip items representing a tooltip's header, contents and footer.

A SuperToolTip allows its text to be formatted using a subset of HTML tags. To enable HTML formatting, use the AllowHtmlText property. See HTML Text Formatting to learn more.

Expanded Example

The following example demonstrates a way of creating a SuperToolTip object with two tooltip items. The first item will display the "Edit Popup Menu" string. The second item will contain an image and the "Show the Edit popup menu" text.

The example shows two ways of adding tooltip items to a SuperToolTip object.
  • explicitly adding items to the Items collection;
  • using the Setup method.

Expanded Example

This example shows how to create a SuperToolTip containing a hyperlink for a SimpleButton.

The SimpleButton control provides the BaseControl.SuperTip inherited property that allows you to set a tooltip. To enable use of the <href> tag and other HTML text formatting tags in tooltips, activate the HTML Text Formatting feature (for instance, via the AllowHtmlText property). To respond to clicking a hyperlink, handle the ToolTipController.HyperlinkClick event.

The code that creates a SuperToolTip for a button is shown at the end of this section. At design time, you can create a SuperToolTip for a button as shown below. In this case, you still need to implement the HyperlinkClick event in code.

At design time, select the SimpleButton control and click the ellipses button within the SuperTip row in the Properties window:

This invokes the SuperToolTip Editor, which allows you to set the tooltip content and activate the HTML formatting feature:

When you run the application, the result will be as follows:

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    DevExpress.Utils.BaseToolTipObject
       SuperToolTip

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