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Associate a Control - StatusBar

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hi,

how to, for some controls in a form, when a user bring her mouse on the control, the message in ToolStripStatusLabel changes to something like telling the function of the control.

should i use the event MouseHover/MouseEnter and MouseLeave for each control to set the Text of ToolStripStatusLabel dynamically. i'm not sure since we can just set the ContextMenu property of a control to associate the control to a contextMenuStrip object.


thanks
Oct 5 '08 #1
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joedeene
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I would use the mouse hover event for whenever the mouse is over the control, and the mouse leave event when the cursor/mouse leaves the control and could you clarify your question about the contextmenustrip property, I am not getting what you are trying to ask or say about it.

joedeene
Oct 5 '08 #2
tlhintoq
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Take at look at the ToolTip component. This doesn't change text in the status bar, it provides a box or bubble to pop up at the cursor just above the control you are hovering over.

Either google or Visual Studio's built-in help should get you going. Just look for "ToolTip"
Oct 6 '08 #3
thesti
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hi,

thanks for the reply, i'll try it.
(sorry for the bad problem description, english is not my native language)
Oct 6 '08 #4

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