Screen Tips

ScreenTip/Tooltip is used to reduce the controls related Help that are needed to the end user to do control related actions.

HTML Tooltip

Standard html tooltip can be set using ToolTip property of each group item.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-ribbon id="defaultRibbon" width="20%" allow-resizing="true">
            <e-application-tab type=Menu menu-item-id="ribbonmenu">
            </e-application-tab>
            <e-tabs>
                <e-tab id="home" text="HOME">
                    <e-groups>
                        <e-group text="Clipboard">
                            <e-content>
                                <e-contents>
                                    <e-content-groups>
                                        <e-content-group id="cut" text="Cut" tool-tip="Remove the selection and put it on clipboard">
                                        </e-content-group>
                                        <e-content-group id="copy" text="Copy" tool-tip="Put a copy of selection on clipboard">
                                            <e-button-settings content-type=TextAndImage prefix-icon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribboncopy">
                                            </e-button-settings>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                    </e-content-groups>
                                    <e-defaults width="60" height="70"></e-defaults>
                                </e-contents>
                            </e-content>
                        </e-group>
                    </e-groups>
                </e-tab>
            </e-tabs>
       </ej-ribbon>
         
        <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li>
                <a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
        </ul>

    Custom Tooltip

    Custom Tooltip is used to set detailed help to the user about the controls. You can setTitle, Content and PrefixIcon class to customize the tooltip with icons.

    For Groups

    CustomTooltip for each group controls can be specified. Such as to the controls Button, SplitButton, DropDownList etc.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-ribbon id="defaultRibbon" width="450">
            <e-application-tab type=Menu menu-item-id="ribbonmenu">
            </e-application-tab>
            <e-tabs>
                <e-tab id="home" text="HOME">
                    <e-groups>
                        <e-group text="Clipboard">
                            <e-content>
                                <e-contents>
                                    <e-content-groups>
                                        <e-content-group id="paste" text="Paste">
                                            <e-custom-tool-tip title="Paste" content="<h6>Paste the content.<br/><br/>Add content on the Clipboard to your document.</h6>" prefix-icon="e-pastetip">
                                            </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                        <e-content-group id="copy" text="Copy">
                                            <e-custom-tool-tip title="Copy" content="<h6>Copy the content.</h6>">
                                            </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                            <e-button-settings content-type=TextAndImage prefix-icon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribboncopy">
                                            </e-button-settings>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                    </e-content-groups>
                                    <e-defaults width="60" height="70"></e-defaults>
                                </e-contents>
                            </e-content>
                        </e-group>
                    </e-groups>
                </e-tab>
            </e-tabs>
         </ej-ribbon>
    
         <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li>
                <a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
         </ul>
       
      @section StyleSection{
         <link href="@Url.Content("~/css/ejthemes/ribbon-css/ej.icons.css")" rel="stylesheet" />
          <style type="text/css">
            .e-pastetip {
                background-image: url('../css/ejthemes/common-images/ribbon/paste.png');
                background-repeat: no-repeat;
                height: 64px;
                width: 64px;
            }
          </style>
       }

    CustomTooltip for each Gallery and CustomGalleryItems button control can be specified.

    NOTE

    Custom gallery item Menu is not supported to Custom tooltip.

  • cshtml
  • <ej-ribbon id="defaultRibbon" width="500">
            <e-application-tab type=Menu menu-item-id="ribbonmenu">
            </e-application-tab>
            <e-tabs>
                <e-tab id="home" text="HOME">
                    <e-groups>
                        <e-group text="Gallery" type="gallery">
                            <e-content>
                                <e-contents>
                                    <e-content-groups>
                                        <e-content-group id="Gallery" columns="2" item-height="54" item-width="73" expanded-columns="3" type="Gallery">
                                            <e-gallery-items>
                                                <e-gallery-item text="Style 1">
                                                    <e-custom-tool-tip title="Style 1" content="<I>Style 1 to customize the table</I>">
                                                    </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                                    <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly prefix-icon="e-icon e-gallerycontent1 e-gbtnimg" css-class="e-gbtnposition">
                                                    </e-button-settings>
                                                </e-gallery-item>
                                                <e-gallery-item text="Style 2">
                                                    <e-custom-tool-tip title="Style 2" content="<I>Style 2 to customize the table</I>">
                                                    </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                                    <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly prefix-icon="e-icon e-gallerycontent2 e-gbtnimg" css-class="e-gbtnposition">
                                                    </e-button-settings>
                                                </e-gallery-item>
                                                <e-gallery-item text="Style 3">
                                                    <e-custom-tool-tip title="Style 3" content="<I>Style 3 to customize the table</I>">
                                                    </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                                    <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly prefix-icon="e-icon e-gallerycontent3 e-gbtnimg" css-class="e-gbtnposition">
                                                    </e-button-settings>
                                                </e-gallery-item>
                                                <e-gallery-item text="Style 4">
                                                    <e-custom-tool-tip title="Style 4" content="<I>Style 4 to customize the table</I>">
                                                    </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                                    <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly prefix-icon="e-icon e-gallerycontent4 e-gbtnimg" css-class="e-gbtnposition">
                                                    </e-button-settings>
                                                </e-gallery-item>
                                            </e-gallery-items>
                                            <e-custom-gallery-items>
                                                <e-custom-gallery-item text="Clear Formatting" tool-tip="Clear Formatting" custom-item-type=Button>
                                                    <e-custom-tool-tip title="Clear Format" content="<I>To clear formatting</I>">
                                                    </e-custom-tool-tip>
                                                    <e-button-settings css-class="e-extrabtnstyle">
                                                    </e-button-settings>
                                                </e-custom-gallery-item>
                                                <e-custom-gallery-item custom-item-type="Menu" menu-id="custommenu">
                                                    <e-menu-settings open-on-click="false">
                                                    </e-menu-settings>
                                                </e-custom-gallery-item>
                                            </e-custom-gallery-items>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                    </e-content-groups>
                                </e-contents>
                            </e-content>
                        </e-group>
                    </e-groups>
                </e-tab>
            </e-tabs>
      </ej-ribbon>
       <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li>
                <a>FILE</a>
            </li>
       </ul>
       <ul id="custommenu">
            <li>
                <a>New Quick Step</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>Flag and Move</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
       </ul>
        
        
       @section StyleSection{
       <link href="@Url.Content("~/css/ejthemes/ribbon-css/ej.icons.css")" rel="stylesheet" />
        
       <style type="text/css">
             .e-gallerycontent1 {
                background-position: 0 -105px;
            }
            .e-gallerycontent2 {
                background-position: -69px -105px;
            }
            .e-gallerycontent3 {
                background-position: -136px -105px;
            }
            .e-gallerycontent4 {
                background-position: 0 -53px;
            }
            .e-gbtnposition {
                margin-top: 5px;
            }
            .e-gbtnimg {
                background-image: url('../css/ejthemes/common-images/ribbon/homegallery.png');
                background-repeat: no-repeat;
                height: 64px;
                width: 64px;
            }
            .e-extracontent .e-extrabtnstyle {
                padding-left: 28px;
                text-align: left;
            }
    </style>
       }

    For Expand Pin

    Specifies the Custom tooltip for expand pin in the Ribbon.

  • html
  • <ej-ribbon id="defaultRibbon" width="300">
            <e-expand-pin-settings>
                <e-custom-tool-tip title="Collapse the Ribbon" content="<h6>Click the icon to collapse the Ribbon.</h6>">
                </e-custom-tool-tip>
            </e-expand-pin-settings>
            <e-application-tab type=Menu menu-item-id="ribbonmenu">
                <e-menu-settings open-on-click="false">
                </e-menu-settings>
            </e-application-tab>
            <e-tabs>
                <e-tab id="home" text="HOME">
                    <e-groups>
                        <e-group text="New" align-type=Rows>
                            <e-content>
                                <e-contents>
                                    <e-content-groups>
                                        <e-content-group id="new" text="New" tool-tip="New">
                                            <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly image-position=ImageTop prefix-icon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new">
                                            </e-button-settings>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                    </e-content-groups>
                                    <e-defaults type=Button width="60" height="70"></e-defaults>
                                </e-contents>
                            </e-content>
                        </e-group>
                    </e-groups>
                </e-tab>
            </e-tabs>
       </ej-ribbon>
       <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li>
                <a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
       </ul>
        
       @section StyleSection{
       <link href="@Url.Content("~/css/ejthemes/ribbon-css/ej.icons.css")" rel="stylesheet" />
       }

    For Collapse Pin

    Specifies the Custom tooltip for collapse pin in the Ribbon.

  • html
  • <ej-ribbon id="defaultRibbon" width="300">
            <e-collapse-pin-settings>
                <e-custom-tool-tip title="Pin the Ribbon" content="<h6>Keep it open while you work</h6>">
                </e-custom-tool-tip>
            </e-collapse-pin-settings>
            <e-application-tab type=Menu menu-item-id="ribbonmenu">
                <e-menu-settings open-on-click="false">
                </e-menu-settings>
            </e-application-tab>
            <e-tabs>
                <e-tab id="home" text="HOME">
                    <e-groups>
                        <e-group text="New" align-type=Rows>
                            <e-content>
                                <e-contents>
                                    <e-content-groups>
                                        <e-content-group id="new" text="New" tool-tip="New">
                                            <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly image-position=ImageTop prefix-icon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new">
                                            </e-button-settings>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                    </e-content-groups>
                                    <e-defaults type=Button width="60" height="70"></e-defaults>
                                </e-contents>
                            </e-content>
                        </e-group>
                    </e-groups>
                </e-tab>
            </e-tabs>
       </ej-ribbon>
       <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li>
                <a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
       </ul>

    For GroupExpander

    Custom tooltip for each group expander can be specified.

  • html
  • <ej-ribbon id="defaultRibbon" width="300">
            <e-application-tab type=Menu menu-item-id="ribbonmenu">
                <e-menu-settings open-on-click="false">
                </e-menu-settings>
            </e-application-tab>
            <e-tabs>
                <e-tab id="home" text="HOME">
                    <e-groups>
                        <e-group text="New" align-type=Rows enable-group-expander="true">
                            <e-group-expander-settings>
                                <e-custom-tool-tip title="Clipboard" content="<h6>Show a popup for the Clipboard group.</h6>">
                                </e-custom-tool-tip>
                            </e-group-expander-settings>
                            <e-content>
                                <e-contents>
                                    <e-content-groups>
                                        <e-content-group id="new" text="New" tool-tip="New">
                                            <e-button-settings content-type=ImageOnly image-position=ImageTop prefix-icon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new">
                                            </e-button-settings>
                                        </e-content-group>
                                    </e-content-groups>
                                    <e-defaults type=Button width="60" height="70"></e-defaults>
                                </e-contents>
                            </e-content>
                        </e-group>
                    </e-groups>
                </e-tab>
            </e-tabs>
       </ej-ribbon>
       <ul id="ribbonmenu">
            <li>
                <a>FILE</a>
                <ul>
                    <li><a>New</a></li>
                    <li><a>Open</a></li>
                </ul>
            </li>
       </ul>