Function Reference


_GUIToolTip_TrackPosition

Sets the position of a tracking ToolTip

#include <GuiToolTip.au3>
_GUIToolTip_TrackPosition ( $hWnd, $iX, $iY )

Parameters

$hWnd Handle to the ToolTip control (returned by _GUIToolTip_Create.)
$iX X position in screen coordinates
$iY Y position in screen coordinates

Return Value

None.

Remarks

The ToolTip will display the window based on the coordinates you provide with this message.
You must use _GUIToolTip_TrackActivate() in combination with _GUIToolTip_TrackPosition() otherwise this function has no effect on the ToolTip.

Related

_GUIToolTip_TrackActivate

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GUIToolTip.au3>

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGUI = GUICreate(StringTrimRight(@ScriptName, StringLen(".exe")), 350, 200)

    Local $idButton = GUICtrlCreateButton(" Button ", 30, 32, 130, 28)
    Local $hButton = GUICtrlGetHandle($idButton)

    Local $hToolTip = _GUIToolTip_Create($hGUI, BitOR($_TT_ghTTDefaultStyle, $TTS_BALLOON))

    _GUIToolTip_AddTool($hToolTip, 0, " ", $hButton)

    _GUIToolTip_SetTitle($hToolTip, 'Mouse position', $TTI_INFO)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
    ; Find the mouse's position to use as the starting point for tracking
    Local $aPos = MouseGetPos()
    _GUIToolTip_TrackPosition($hToolTip, $aPos[0], $aPos[1])
    _GUIToolTip_TrackActivate($hToolTip, True, 0, $hButton)

    While 1
        ; Read the mouse position
        $aPos = MouseGetPos()
        ; Use the position of the mouse to set the location of the tooltip
        _GUIToolTip_TrackPosition($hToolTip, $aPos[0], $aPos[1])
        _GUIToolTip_UpdateTipText($hToolTip, 0, $hButton, "X: " & $aPos[0] & " Y: " & $aPos[1])
        Switch GUIGetMsg()
            Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                ExitLoop
        EndSwitch
    WEnd
    ; Destroy the tooltip control
    _GUIToolTip_Destroy($hToolTip)
    GUIDelete($hGUI)
EndFunc   ;==>Example