added in version 1.0.0
belongs to Maven artifact androidx.appcompat:appcompat:1.0.0-beta01

TooltipCompat

public class TooltipCompat
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ androidx.appcompat.widget.TooltipCompat


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

Summary

Public methods

static void setTooltipText(View view, CharSequence tooltipText)

Sets the tooltip text for the view.

Inherited methods

Public methods

setTooltipText

added in version 1.0.0
public static 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.

Parameters
view View: the view to set the tooltip text on

tooltipText CharSequence: the tooltip text