The Windows Forms ToolTip component displays text when the user points at controls. A ToolTip can be associated with any control. An example use of this control: In order to save space on a form, you can display a small icon on a button and use a ToolTip to explain the button's function.
In This Section
How to: Set ToolTips for Controls on a Windows Form at Design Time
Describes how to set Tooltips in code or in the designer.
How to: Change the Delay of the Windows Forms ToolTip Component
Explains how to set values that control how long a Tooltip takes to appear and the length of time for which it is shown.
Provides reference information on the class and its members.
Controls to Use on Windows Forms
Provides a complete list of Windows Forms controls, with links to information on their use.
Control Help Using ToolTips
Discusses Tooltips as a way to make brief, specialized Help messages for individual controls on Windows Forms.