Wolfram Language & System 10.4 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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displays label as a tooltip while the mouse pointer is in the area where expr is displayed.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • Tooltip can be used with graphics or any other expression.
  • Tooltip[expr] is equivalent to Tooltip[expr,expr].
  • Tooltip objects can appear within graphics.
  • The following options can be given:
  • BackgroundNonebackground color for the tooltip
    BaseStyle{}base style specifications for expr
    TooltipStyle{}style specifications for the tooltip
    TooltipDelay0.how long to delay before displaying the tooltip
  • With the default setting TooltipDelay->0, the tooltip is displayed immediately.
  • TooltipDelay->Automatic uses the standard delay set on your computer system.
  • TooltipDelay->t creates a delay of t seconds before the tooltip is displayed.
  • Tooltip can be used to specify tooltips for curves and points in functions like Plot and ListPlot.
  • The settings for BaseStyle and TooltipStyle are appended to the default styles typically given by the and styles in the current stylesheet.
Introduced in 2007
| Updated in 2008