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.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon1" runat="server" Width="20%" AllowResizing="true">
    		<ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
    			<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
    		</ApplicationTab>
    		<RibbonTabs>
    			<ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
    				<TabGroupCollection>
    					<ej:TabGroup Text="Clipboard">
    						<ContentCollection>
    							<ej:TabContent>
    								<ContentDefaults Height="70" Width="60" />
    								<ContentGroupCollection>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="cut" Text="Cut" ToolTip="Remove the selection and put it on clipboard">
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="copy" Text="Copy" ToolTip="Put a copy of selection on clipboard">
    										<ButtonSettings ContentType="TextAndImage" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribboncopy" />
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    								</ContentGroupCollection>
    							</ej:TabContent>
    						</ContentCollection>
    					</ej:TabGroup>
    	
    				</TabGroupCollection>
    			</ej:RibbonTab>
    		</RibbonTabs>
    	</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 set Title, 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, split button, dropdown list etc.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon1" runat="server" Width="450" AllowResizing="true">
    		<ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
    			<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
    		</ApplicationTab>
    		<RibbonTabs>
    			<ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
    				<TabGroupCollection>
    					<ej:TabGroup Text="Clipboard">
    						<ContentCollection>
    							<ej:TabContent>
    								<ContentDefaults Height="70" Width="60" />
    								<ContentGroupCollection>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="paste" Text="Paste">
    										<CustomToolTip Title="Paste" Content="<h6>Paste the content.<br/><br/>Add content on the Clipboard to your document.</h6>" PrefixIcon="e-pastetip" />
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="copy" Text="Copy">
    										<CustomToolTip Title="Copy" Content="<h6>Copy the content.</h6>" />
    										<ButtonSettings ContentType="TextAndImage" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-ribboncopy" />
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    								</ContentGroupCollection>
    							</ej:TabContent>
    						</ContentCollection>
    					</ej:TabGroup>
    	
    				</TabGroupCollection>
    			</ej:RibbonTab>
    		</RibbonTabs>
    	</ej:Ribbon>
    	<ul id="ribbonmenu">
    		<li><a>FILE</a>
    			<ul>
    				<li><a>New</a></li>
    				<li><a>Open</a></li>
    			</ul>
    		</li>
    	</ul>
    	<style>
    	.e-pastetip {
    				background-image: url("../Content/ej/web/common-images/ribbon/paste.png");
    				background-repeat: no-repeat;
    				height: 64px;
    				width: 64px;
    			}
    	</style>

    CustomToolTip for each GalleryItem and CustomGalleryItem button control can be specified.

    NOTE

    CustomGalleryItem Menu is not supported to CustomToolTip.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon1" runat="server" Width="500">
    		<ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
    			<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
    		</ApplicationTab>
    		<RibbonTabs>
    			<ej:RibbonTab Id="home1" Text="HOME">
    				<TabGroupCollection>
    					<ej:TabGroup Text="Gallery">
    						<ContentCollection>
    							<ej:TabContent>
    								<ContentGroupCollection>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Text="Gallery" Type="Gallery" Id="Gallery1" Columns="2" ItemWidth="73" ItemHeight="54" ExpandedColumns="3">
    										<GalleryItemCollection>
    											<ej:GalleryItem Text="Style 1">
    												<CustomToolTip Title="Style 1" Content="<I>Style 1 to customize the table</I>" />
    												<ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" CssClass="e-gbtnposition" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-gallerycontent1 e-gbtnimg" />
    											</ej:GalleryItem>
    											<ej:GalleryItem Text="Style 2">
    												<CustomToolTip Title="Style 2" Content="<I>Style 2 to customize the table</I>" />
    												<ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" CssClass="e-gbtnposition" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-gallerycontent2 e-gbtnimg" />
    											</ej:GalleryItem>
    											<ej:GalleryItem Text="Style 3">
    												<CustomToolTip Title="Style 3" Content="<I>Style 3 to customize the table</I>" />
    												<ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" CssClass="e-gbtnposition" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-gallerycontent3 e-gbtnimg" />
    											</ej:GalleryItem>
    											<ej:GalleryItem Text="Style 4">
    												<CustomToolTip Title="Style 4" Content="<I>Style 4 to customize the table</I>" />
    												<ButtonSettings ContentType="ImageOnly" CssClass="e-gbtnposition" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-gallerycontent4 e-gbtnimg" />
    											</ej:GalleryItem>
    										</GalleryItemCollection>
    										<CustomGalleryItemCollection>
    											<ej:CustomGalleryItem CustomItemType="Menu" MenuId="custommenu">
    												<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false" />
    											</ej:CustomGalleryItem>
    											<ej:CustomGalleryItem Text="Clear Formatting" ToolTip="Clear Formatting" CustomItemType="Button">
    												<CustomToolTip Title="Clear Format" Content="<I>To clear formatting</I>" />
    												<ButtonSettings CssClass="e-extrabtnstyle" />
    											</ej:CustomGalleryItem>
    										</CustomGalleryItemCollection>
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    								</ContentGroupCollection>
    							</ej:TabContent>
    						</ContentCollection>
    					</ej:TabGroup>
    				</TabGroupCollection>
    			</ej:RibbonTab>
    		</RibbonTabs>
    	</ej:Ribbon>
    	<ul id="ribbonmenu">
    		<li><a>FILE</a>
    			<ul>
    				<li><a>New</a></li>
    				<li><a>Open</a></li>
    			</ul>
    		</li>
    	</ul>
    	<ul id="custommenu">
    		<li>
    			<a>New Quick Step</a>
    			<ul>
    				<li><a>Flag and Move</a></li>
    			</ul>
    		</li>
    	</ul>
    	<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("../Content/ej/web/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 CustomToolTip for expand pin in the Ribbon.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon" runat="server" Width="300">
    		<ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
    			<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
    		</ApplicationTab>
    		<ExpandPinSettings>
    			<CustomToolTip Title="Collapse the Ribbon" Content="<h6>Click the icon to collapse the Ribbon.</h6>" />
    		</ExpandPinSettings>
    		<RibbonTabs>
    			<ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
    				<TabGroupCollection>
    					<ej:TabGroup Text="New" AlignType="Columns">
    						<ContentCollection>
    							<ej:TabContent>
    								<ContentGroupCollection>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="new" Text="New" ToolTip="New" Type="Button">
    										<ButtonSettings Type="Button" ContentType="ImageOnly" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new" />
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    								</ContentGroupCollection>
    								<ContentDefaults Width="60" Height="70" Type="Button" />
    							</ej:TabContent>
    						</ContentCollection>
    					</ej:TabGroup>
    				</TabGroupCollection>
    			</ej:RibbonTab>
    		</RibbonTabs>
    	</ej:Ribbon>
    	
    	<ul id="ribbonmenu">
    		<li><a>FILE</a>
    			<ul>
    				<li><a>New</a></li>
    				<li><a>Open</a></li>
    			</ul>
    		</li>
    	</ul>

    For Collapse Pin

    Specifies the CustomToolTip for collapse pin in the Ribbon.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon" runat="server" Width="300">
    		<ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
    			<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
    		</ApplicationTab>
    		<CollapsePinSettings>
    			<CustomToolTip Title="Pin the Ribbon" Content="<h6>Keep it open while you work</h6>" />
    		</CollapsePinSettings>
    		<RibbonTabs>
    			<ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
    				<TabGroupCollection>
    					<ej:TabGroup Text="New" AlignType="Columns">
    						<ContentCollection>
    							<ej:TabContent>
    								<ContentGroupCollection>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="new" Text="New" ToolTip="New" Type="Button">
    										<ButtonSettings Type="Button" ContentType="ImageOnly" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new" />
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    								</ContentGroupCollection>
    								<ContentDefaults Width="60" Height="70" Type="Button" />
    							</ej:TabContent>
    						</ContentCollection>
    					</ej:TabGroup>
    				</TabGroupCollection>
    			</ej:RibbonTab>
    		</RibbonTabs>
    	</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

    CustomToolTip for each group expander can be specified.

  • html
  • <ej:Ribbon ID="defaultRibbon" runat="server" Width="300">
    		<ApplicationTab MenuItemID="ribbonmenu" Type="Menu">
    			<MenuSettings OpenOnClick="false"></MenuSettings>
    		</ApplicationTab>
    		<RibbonTabs>
    			<ej:RibbonTab Id="home" Text="HOME">
    				<TabGroupCollection>
    					<ej:TabGroup Text="New" AlignType="Columns" EnableGroupExpander="true">
    						<GroupExpanderSettings>
    							<CustomToolTip Title="Clipboard" Content="<h6>Show a popup for the Clipboard group.</h6>" />
    						</GroupExpanderSettings>
    						<ContentCollection>
    							<ej:TabContent>
    								<ContentGroupCollection>
    									<ej:ContentGroup Id="new" Text="New" ToolTip="New" Type="Button">
    										<ButtonSettings Type="Button" ContentType="ImageOnly" ImagePosition="ImageTop" PrefixIcon="e-icon e-ribbon e-new" />
    									</ej:ContentGroup>
    								</ContentGroupCollection>
    								<ContentDefaults Width="60" Height="70" Type="Button" />
    							</ej:TabContent>
    						</ContentCollection>
    					</ej:TabGroup>
    				</TabGroupCollection>
    			</ej:RibbonTab>
    		</RibbonTabs>
    	</ej:Ribbon>
    	<ul id="ribbonmenu">
    		<li><a>FILE</a>
    			<ul>
    				<li><a>New</a></li>
    				<li><a>Open</a></li>
    			</ul>
    		</li>
    	</ul>