ctrlSetTooltip

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Description

Description:
Sets tooltip text of given control.
If control supports URL property, like RscActiveText for example, and the URL is set, tooltip text displayed on mouse over will be appended with URL text.
Groups:
GUI Control

Syntax

Syntax:
control ctrlSetTooltip text
Parameters:
control: Control - any control type, (except for CT_STATIC & CT_STRUCTURED_TEXT, although Arma 3 now supports these too)
text: String
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
_control ctrlSetTooltip "tooltip";
Example 2:
findDisplay 10000 displayCtrl 10001 ctrlSetTooltip "ThisIsAGoodTip";
Example 3:
with uiNamespace do { bar = findDisplay 46 createDisplay "RscDisplayEmpty" ctrlCreate ["RscProgress", -1]; bar ctrlSetPosition [0,0,1,0.01]; bar ctrlCommit 0; bar progressSetPosition 0.75; bar ctrlSetTooltip "lalalalalalalala"; };

Additional Information

See also:
ctrlSetTooltipColorBox ctrlSetTooltipColorShade ctrlSetTooltipColorText

Notes

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Posted on 2017-09-26 - 08:08 (UTC)
Demellion
NOTE: If you want to recieve a multi-line tooltip, you can simply input newline escape symbol in your text:
_ctrl ctrlSetTooltip "Your text\nYour text on next line";
Localization files (stringtable.xml) also supports that.