ToolTip control allows you to provide additional helpful information about your interface. When a user moves the mouse over a graphical component like a
Button control, you can use the
ToolTip control to pop up a text with additional information about the
ToolTips are a very useful way of guiding users through your application.
Most of the times the normal
ToolTip might do the job but there are scenarios in which you would want to add more info to your
ToolTip controls. In these cases using another Flex control instead of the
ToolTip control might prove very useful.
In this example I am using the
Canvas mx control as a custom
ToolTip. By using a
Canvas as a custom
ToolTip I am able to make any visual changes to the
Canvas, like adding a border around it, making it transparent and setting a corner radius on it.
Custom Canvas as ToolTip in Flex
You can view the working example at the end of this page.
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