Hint Property

Applies to TestComplete 15.63, last modified on April 23, 2024

Specifies the component’s hint text.


Read-Write Property String
componentObj     One of the user forms components listed in the Applies To section  

Applies To

The property applies to the following components:

TBevel, TcxButton, TcxButtonEdit, TcxCalcEdit, TcxCheckBox, TcxComboBox, TcxCurrencyEdit, TcxDateEdit, TcxEditButton, TcxGroupBox, TcxLabel, TcxListBox, TcxMemo, TcxMRUEdit, TcxProgressBar, TcxRadioGroup, TcxSpinEdit, TcxTextEdit, TcxTimeEdit, TImage, TObjectPicker, TPanel, TRectObjectPicker, TShape


The Hint property specifies the text that appears when the cursor stays over the component.

To enable or disable the hint, use the ShowHint or ParentShowHint property.

Property Value

A string holding the hint text.


The component’s hint is displayed in the following cases:

  • The component’s ShowHint property is True.
  • The component’s ParentShowHint is True and the hint for the parent component is also enabled.

See Also

ParentShowHint Property
ShowHint Property

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