Datagrid tooltips

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Fri Dec 9 11:44:20 CST 2011


Thanks Mark.  What you're doing seems a little different than what I need
but you reminded me I could use FillInData to set the tooltip and that
should take care of it I think.

On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 7:37 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:

> Pete-
>
> Thursday, December 8, 2011, 11:43:37 AM, you wrote:
>
> > I know the datagrid has a dgTooltip property that displays when the user
> > hovers over a column header but has anyone come up with a way to have a
> > tooltip unique to each row?
>
> > For example, let's say I have a column that uses the datagrid
> truncateTail
> > function so the data in the column is abbreviated with "..." at the end.
> >  I'd like to have a way to show the user the complete data in the
> > row/column by hovering over it and displaying a tooltip.
>
> Here's how I do this in PowerTools: I've got a datagrid that contains
> thumbnail images, each of which may have a tooltip attached. When I'm
> setting up the array for the datagrid I do:
>
> put the tooltip of control id tWidgetGroup of stack tStackFile into
> tArray["ToolTip" & tImageNum]
>
> then in the behavior script of the datagrid in FillInData:
>
> if pDataArray["Tooltip" & tWidgetNum] is not empty then
>  set the tooltip of image tWidgetNum of me to pDataArray["Tooltip" &
> tWidgetNum]
> end if
>
> so you could do the same with the text field instead of an image.
>
> --
> -Mark Wieder
>  mwieder at ahsoftware.net
>
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