Flexgrid tooltips

Posted on 2000-03-22
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
How do you add tooltips to a flexgrid cell?
Question by:d_jedi
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Expert Comment

ID: 2646269
You can do this.... In the Click Event of the flexgrid:

Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_Click()
    With MSFlexGrid1
        .ToolTipText = "This is row " + CStr(.Row) + " Col " + CStr(.Col)
    End With
End Sub


Author Comment

ID: 2650637
Thanx for responding.. but that's not quite what I wanted..

I wanted when a the tip to appear when the mouse passes over the cell (as with other tooltips..)
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Expert Comment

ID: 2651143
Well, I think the only other way would be to create a window hook, but that is going to be *alot* of work...

See the following MS article:

HOWTO: Hook Into a Window's Messages Using AddressOf 

Hope this helps!

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Accepted Solution

jgv earned 20 total points
ID: 2667505
Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, y As Single)

With MSFlexGrid1
    .ToolTipText = "Mouse is over Column: " & .MouseCol & "  Row: " & .MouseRow
End With

End Sub

Expert Comment

ID: 7266591
'This will give u the exact value under the cells

Private Sub MSHFlexGrid1_MouseMove(Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, x As Single, y As Single)
With MSHFlexGrid1
.ToolTipText = .TextMatrix(.MouseRow, .MouseCol)
End With
End Sub

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