ShowHint Property

Applies to TestComplete 15.65, last modified on June 26, 2024

Specifies whether to display the hint for the component.


Read-Write Property Boolean
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, TcxGroupBox, TcxLabel, TcxListBox, TcxMemo, TcxMRUEdit, TcxProgressBar, TcxRadioGroup, TcxSpinEdit, TcxTextEdit, TcxTimeEdit, TImage, TObjectPicker, TPanel, TRectObjectPicker, TShape


The ShowHint property specifies whether to display the component’s hint (the text message which appears when the cursor stays over the component). To specify the hint text, use the Hint property.

Property Value

True, if the component displays the hint; False otherwise.


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.

When you change the ShowHint value, ParentShowHint is automatically set to False, and vice versa.

See Also

Hint Property
ParentShowHint Property

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