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ICommandItem.Tooltip Property (ArcObjects .NET 10.8 SDK)
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ICommandItem.Tooltip Property

The tooltip for this command item.

[Visual Basic .NET]
Public Property Tooltip As String
public string Tooltip {get; set;}

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Desktop.


Tooltip is a string that appears in the screen tip when the mouse hovers over the command item.


You can modify Tooltip for VBA macro items but not built-in commands and UIControls. Setting this property for a built-in command or UIControls will return "This method cannot be called on built in commands" run-time error.

See Also

ICommandItem Interface