I need a COM component for creating beautiful tool tip text.

Posted on 2011-10-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
 Hi experts!

I still use VB6 with many external COM components. I have good solution for almost any task with an exception. Please advise me which component to use for beautiful tool tip text ? It should be with nice look (in blue interface like Office 2003 will be best) and also should be able to show big text (255 symbols, in 2 or 3 rows, not in one.)

It can be free or commercial version, no matter , please give me the name to check

Question by:dvplayltd
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    Author Comment

    Well, it is a option, and it is free, thank you.

    But there is code which I should write ..and add events too. Also look some old style ... probably there better solution.


    Author Comment

    Now I review Word 2007 under WIn 7 tooltip text. it have gradient in background ..will be nice my tool tip also to have gradient .
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    by:Éric Moreau
    >>Also look some old style

    Aren't all VB6 controls look a little old?

    Since you have all the code, you can modify it to fit your needs.

    Author Comment

    Well, if you look over my application - you should be expert to notice that it is not written on NET. I have docable windows, gradient over Windows form and nice new buttons with 48x48 pixcel icon.

    Well, as I say, if I do not find better I'll accept your answer.

    Author Comment

    >>Since you have all the code, you can modify it to fit your needs.

    I agree with that!

    Well, i know how to draw gradient with GDI+  but I should check does this operation enable at all for this tool tip text.

    Author Closing Comment

    10x. After all, you offer look the best options I have.

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