From Xojo Documentation

Property (As String )
aRectControl.HelpTag = newStringValue
StringValue = aRectControl.HelpTag

Supported for all project types and targets.

Text of help message displayed as a Windows or Linux "tooltip" or macOS help tag.


The tip/tag is displayed when the user hovers the mouse cursor over the control.

Sample Code

This example adds a helptag to a BevelButton that has an icon.

Me.CaptionAlign = 0 // left
Me.CaptionDelta = 10
Me.HelpTag = "Click to bark."

Me.Icon = Woof // added to the project
Me.CaptionPlacement = 2

See Also

ToolTip class