Solved

VB.net Excel Add-in Windows Form Note on Mouse Hover

Posted on 2013-01-01
2
470 Views
Last Modified: 2013-01-01
Hi

I need to simulate what happens in Excel when you move your mouse over an icon.
A message pops up showing a description which dissapears when you move away.
How would I do this on a Windows form when I move my mouse over a labek, panel
or other control?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:murbro
2 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
PNRT earned 500 total points
ID: 38734344
This is the Tooltip option which was part of each control in older versions of VB.      In newer versions you must drag the Tooltip component from the toolbox on to your form.   The Tooltip property will then apppear in each controls property.   Set the tooltip text etc and it will appear when you run the form.   You can also get at it by code

http://www.dotnetheaven.com/article/visual-studio-2010-tooltip-control-in-vb.net
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:murbro
ID: 38734869
thanks very much
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction This Article is a follow-up to my Mappit! Addin Article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_2613.html), it was inspired by an email posting I made to EUSPRIG (http://www.eusprig.org/index.htm), I will briefly cover: 1) An overvie…
Improved? Move/Copy Add-in Replacement - How to avoid the annoying, “A formula or sheet you want to move or copy contains the name XXX, which already exists on the destination worksheet.” David Miller (dlmille)  It was one of those days… I wa…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate on a Mac how to change the sort order for chart legend values and decrpyt the intimidating chart menu.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use longer labels with horizontal bar charts instead of the vertical column chart.

919 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

18 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now