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BarItem.Hint Property

Specifies the bar item’s regular hint.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraBars

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraBars.v18.2.dll


[SmartTagProperty("Hint", "Appearance", 0, SmartTagActionType.RefreshAfterExecute)]
public virtual string Hint { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


A string that specifies the bar item’s regular hint.


Bar items support regular(simple) tooltips and SuperToolTip objects (tooltips that support multiple text and image regions). The type of tooltips displayed for bar items is determined by a ToolTipController object (by default, by the DefaultToolTipController). The BarItem.SuperTip property allows you to assign a SuperToolTip object to the bar item. The Hint property specifies a regular hint shown. It is displayed in the following image:

Hint wo ShortCut

To enable hints, ensure that the BarManager.ShowScreenTipsInToolbars property is set to true (the default value). If the BarManager.ShowShortcutInScreenTips property is also set to true, the shortcut key combination of a specific item link is displayed in the hint.

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