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tooltip

Line breaks: tool|tip
Pronunciation: /ˈtuːltɪp
 
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Definition of tooltip in English:

noun

Computing
A message which appears when a cursor is positioned over an icon, image, hyperlink, or other element in a graphical user interface.
Example sentences
  • You should add an empty title attribute too, to suppress the tooltip in visual browsers.
  • On lines 48-64, we create a status line where the menu tool tips will be displayed.
  • You can float the mouse over the button and a tool tip will pop up with the command name.

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