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Stored procedures
Used to modify:
  • the time-out before displaying the tooltips.
  • the display duration of the tooltips. The current tooltip is automatically closed when the user moves the mouse cursor.
These modifications are performed for the current application.
// The tooltips will be displayed when the controls
// are hovered during more than 1 second
ToolTipDelay(tooltipDelayBeforeOpening, 100)
// The tooltips will be displayed during 5 seconds
ToolTipDelay(tooltipDelayDisplay, 500)
// Restore the default time-out before
// displaying the tooltips
ToolTipDelay(tooltipDelayBeforeOpening, -1)
// Restore the default display duration
// of control tooltips
ToolTipDelay(tooltipDelayDisplay, -1)
ToolTipDelay(<Type of Timeout> , <New timeout>)
<Type of Timeout>: Boolean constant
Type of timeout to modify:
tooltipDelayBeforeOpeningTimeout before displaying the tooltips.
tooltipDelayDisplayDisplay duration for the tooltips of controls.
<New timeout>: Integer ou Duration
  • New timeout (in hundredths of a second). This parameter can correspond to:
    • an integer corresponding to the number of hundredths of a second,
    • a Duration variable,
    • the duration in a readable format (e.g., 1 s or 10 ms).
  • -1 to restore the default values (managed by Windows).
  • Tooltips are enabled by default in the controls. To disable them, use ShowToolTip.
  • The maximum display duration for the tooltips is set to 32765 ms (32,6 seconds). Tip to use a greater duration: use a Static control that will be made visible or invisible.
  • This function configures both standard and custom tooltips.
Component: wd280obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 10
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Last update: 05/26/2022

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