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ToolTip.GetToolTip Method

Retrieves the ToolTip text associated with the specified control.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public string GetToolTip(
	Control control


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control for which to retrieve the ToolTip text.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A String containing the ToolTip text for the specified control.

With the GetToolTip method, you can retrieve the ToolTip text for any control. If the ToolTip text changes dynamically in an application, you can use this method to find out what text is displayed at any point, depending on the state of the application. To change the text that a control is displaying, use the SetToolTip method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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