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Archived:Show tool tips in QWidget app

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Article Metadata
Tested with
Devices(s): Nokia N79
Compatibility
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition, FP1, FP2
S60 5th Edition
Symbian
Article
Keywords: QToolTip::showText()
Created: (15 Jun 2009)
Last edited: valderind4 (20 Sep 2009)
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Contents

Overview

This code snippets shows how to show tool tips in widget. The QToolTip class provides tool tips (balloon help) for any widget The tip is a short piece of text reminding the user of the widget's function. It is drawn immediately below the given position in a distinctive black-on-yellow color combination. The class QToolTip has static method showText(), which shows tool tips at given position.

This snippet can be self-signed. As it does not use any API which require developer/certified signing.

Preconditions

Headers required

#include <QToolTip>

Source

int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
QApplication a(argc, argv);
ToolTip w;
w.show();
 
//Set string that you want to show in tooltip.
QString string("kamlesh sangani");
 
//Set position of tooltip
QPoint pos(100,160);
 
//Call method showText() of QToolTip to show tooltip.
QToolTip::showText(pos,string);
 
return a.exec();
}

Postconditions

The code snippet is expected to show tool tips at given position..

ToolTip.JPG

External links

Code Example

  • The Code Example will show tool tips at given postion and is tested on Nokia N79.
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