GridView.ColumnHeaderToolTip Property


Gets or sets the content of a tooltip that appears when the mouse pointer pauses over one of the column headers.

 property System::Object ^ ColumnHeaderToolTip { System::Object ^ get(); void set(System::Object ^ value); };
public object ColumnHeaderToolTip { get; set; }
member this.ColumnHeaderToolTip : obj with get, set
Public Property ColumnHeaderToolTip As Object

Property Value


An object that represents the content that appears as a tooltip when the mouse pointer is paused over one of the column headers. The default value is not defined.


The following example shows how to set the ColumnHeaderToolTip property.

<GridView AllowsColumnReorder="true"
          ColumnHeaderToolTip="Employee Information">
GridView myGridView = new GridView();
myGridView.AllowsColumnReorder = true; 
myGridView.ColumnHeaderToolTip = "Employee Information";
Dim myGridView As New GridView()
myGridView.AllowsColumnReorder = True
myGridView.ColumnHeaderToolTip = "Employee Information"


This property represents one of several ways to lay out and style column headers. For more information, see GridView Column Header Styles and Templates Overview.

XAML Attribute Usage

<object ToolTip="toolTipContent"/>  

XAML Property Element Usage

    <ToolTip .../>  
- or -  

XAML Values

A string that becomes the display text for the ColumnHeaderToolTip.

An object to use as the content for the tooltip. Typically, this object is a FrameworkElement or some other element that defines a layout for the ColumnHeaderToolTip, such as a text element. In this usage, a ToolTip element is implicitly created from the parsed XAML, and the toolTipObjectContent content is set as its ContentControl.Content property.

<ToolTip .../>
See ToolTip.

Dependency Property Information

Identifier field ColumnHeaderToolTipProperty
Metadata properties set to true None

Applies to