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GaugeControl.ShowToolTips Property

Gets or sets whether tooltips are enabled for gauges.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGauges.Win
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraGauges.v17.2.Win.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: Boolean
true if tooltips are enabled for gauges; otherwise, false.
The default is false.

Expanded Remarks

Use the ShowToolTips property to enable tooltips for gauges.

In circular and linear gauges, hovering over a scale displays a tooltip containing the scale's value. In these gauges, other gauge elements (for instance, a background layer, needle, etc) are typically associated with scales via a corresponding property. Hovering over the elements that are associated with a scale also displays a tooltip containing the scale's value. By default, tooltips for the elements that are not bound to scales displays the element's name.

In digital gauges, hovering over the text and background layer displays the tooltip containing the DigitalGauge.Text property's value.

Tooltips for state indicator gauges display the name of the current state indicator.

You can display custom text in tooltips or format values in a specific manner, by customizing options provided by the BaseGaugeWin.OptionsToolTip object. If these options doesn't suit your needs, you can customize tooltips dynamically by handling a ToolTipController's ToolTipController.BeforeShow event. By default, tooltips are managed by the Default ToolTipController. So, you can handle the BeforeShow event provided by this controller. For information on using ToolTipControllers, see Tooltip Management.

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