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I want add tooltip with more than one line. Any suggestion?
Thanx in advance.
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by:mguedes
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In your resource, add another \n and see what happens. For instance :
&File\nOpen\nFile

So the tooltip should show Open and File in two lines.
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The tooltips that i talk are tooltips created with CToolTipCtrl
in my CView derived class and i tested your suggestion with negative response. thanx anyhere!!
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RONSLOW earned 40 total points
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You can set the maximum width of a tooltip etc.

First you need (a pointer to) your tooltip object.  I you create your own, you already one.  If you use EnableToolTips then you can get a pointer to it with:

CToolTipCtrl* pToolTip = AfxGetThreadState()->m_pToolTip;

Then you can adjust width, popup delay and time etc like this

pToolTip->SendMessage(TTM_SETMAXTIPWIDTH, 0, 160);
pToolTip->SendMessage(TTM_SETDELAYTIME, TTDT_AUTOPOP, 2000);
pToolTip->SendMessage(TTM_SETDELAYTIME, TTDT_INITIAL, 200);
pToolTip->SendMessage(TTM_SETDELAYTIME, TTDT_RESHOW, 200);

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