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EditorContainer.ToolTipController Property

Gets or sets the component that controls the behavior and appearance of hints displayed for a container control's visual elements.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors.Container
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: ToolTipController
A ToolTipController component specifying hint settings.
The default is null.

Expanded Remarks

ToolTipController components allow you to customize the appearance and behavior of hints displayed for all the visual elements owned by the control. To specify hint settings at design time, you will need to create a new ToolTipController component, customize its settings as needed and assign it to the control's ToolTipController property. Note that one ToolTipController component can be assigned to multiple container components/controls to provide a common appearance and behavior for all the DevExpress controls in your application.

If the ToolTipController property is not initialized with any ToolTipController component, hint settings are specified by the default tooltip controller, which can be accessed via the ToolTipController.DefaultController static field. In this instance, you can customize the appearance and behavior of hints only via code.

Use the ComponentEditorContainer.GetToolTipController method to obtain the actual controller providing tooltip functionality for the container control.

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