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added in version 26.1.0
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public class TooltipCompat
extends Object


Helper class used to emulate the behavior of setTooltipText(CharSequence) prior to API level 26.


Public methods

static void setTooltipText(View view, CharSequence tooltipText)

Sets the tooltip text for the view.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object

Public methods


added in version 26.1.0
void setTooltipText (View view, 
                CharSequence tooltipText)

Sets the tooltip text for the view.

Prior to API 26 this method sets or clears (when tooltip is null) the view's OnLongClickListener and OnHoverListener. A toast-like subpanel will be created on long click or mouse hover.

view View: the view to set the tooltip text on

tooltipText CharSequence: the tooltip text

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