Showing tooltips myself

Graham Cox


Is there a way to force a tooltip to display when I want it to?

I have a UI with a spring-loaded popover - it is only shown during mousedown on its host view. Tooltips on the items in the popover don’t show because of this. I’d like to be able to show tooltips during the mouse-down tracking (after a suitable delay).

I can’t find any API that allows this - do I have to basically fake tooltips using my own window?