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How to display messages or tooltips for the fields

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You can display messages or tooltips for the fields in the generated applications.



the current field, a Control object.


Note: these functions don't work in an Inline Add/Edit mode.



Returns the current tooltip text including HTML formatting.

ctrl.setTooltip( message )

Sets the tooltip message. HTML formatting is supported.

ctrl.addTooltip( message )

Append the message to the tooltip. HTML formatting is supported.


ctrl.setTooltip( '<b>' + ctrl.getValue() + '</b> is the value of the field');

See also:

About Control object

Labels/Titles API: setFieldTooltip

Miscellaneous settings: Edit form tooltips

Field events


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