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Context tool tips

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71866 Feb 18,2008 07:11 AM Feb 22,2008 08:30 AM Windows Forms 1
Tags: EditControl
Robert Pickering
Asked On February 18, 2008 07:11 AM


I have some code that shows a tool tip when the mouse hovers over a lexeme. All works nicely. But I'd also like to show the tool tip when the user hits a key stroke sequence. This seems very difficult for two reasons:

1) There seems to be no way to show the context tool tip programmatically
2) It seems impossible to get the screen/control XY coordinates from caret/selection position; this prevents me from just showing a normal Winforms tool tip.

Any tips on how I can work round these two issues much appreciated.


Administrator [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 22, 2008 08:30 AM

Hi Robert,

Title: Tooltip for Key stroke sequence
I regret to let you know that currently we do not provide support for this feature in our code library.

Subhasheela R


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