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integrate tooltips into GUI editor

Status: Completed



imho the nice tool tips feature provided by the Programmer's Toolbox leads a miserable existence, because it is extra effort integrating it into a GUI.


I would love to see the tool tips integrated into the IDE, that is, when editing a control in the GUI editor, I would like to be able to also set the tool tips text and if it is initially enabled, just like it is possible to enter a control label text. This would include moving the tool tips from the Toolbox to the regular user interface library.


Many Thanks!



NI Employee (retired)
Status changed to: Under Consideration

Well, moreover. Tollbox's tooltip is not a quite modern style of it. I would prefer to have an ability to use Windows-like tooltips with header, close icon, text partially coloring and underscore.

But even in a way it is now, I agree this is very helpfull to have a way to set tooltips text right in the GUI editor in option section for a particular control.

NI Employee (retired)
Status changed to: In Beta
NI Employee (retired)
Status changed to: Completed