C# Windows Forms ToolTip Examples

Let us look at a simple C# Windows Forms ToolTip example.

Example 1: ToolTip

This example will comprise the following files:

  • ToolTip.cs

Step 1: Create Project

  1. The first step is to create a C# Project.
  2. Go to FILE-->New-->Project to create a new project.

Step 2: Write Code

Write Code as follows:

*(a). ToolTip.cs

Create a file named ToolTip.cs

Here is the full code

using System;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace Examples {
  class MainForm : Form {
    public static void Main() {
      Application.Run(new MainForm());

    public MainForm() {
      Text = "ToolTip example";

      button.Parent = this;
      button.Text = "button";
      button.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(10, 10);

      checkBox.Parent = this;
      checkBox.Text = "check";
      checkBox.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(10, 40);

      label.Parent = this;
      label.Text = "label";
      label.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(10, 70);

      toolTip.ToolTipTitle = "ToolTip title";
      toolTip.SetToolTip(button, "button toolTip...");
      toolTip.SetToolTip(checkBox, "checkBox toolTip...");
      toolTip.SetToolTip(label, "label toolTip...");

    private Button button = new Button();
    private CheckBox checkBox = new CheckBox();
    private Label label = new Label();
    private ToolTip toolTip = new ToolTip();


Simply copy the source code into your C# Project,Build and Run. Alternatively download the code using the links provided below, then open the .csproj project, build and run.


Download the code using the below links:

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1. Download Example
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