Introduction

The Tooltip component is used to describe icon buttons. In some cases tooltips are used to show more content, this should be used cautiously since it is hard to be completely accessible.

Tooltip with IconButton

Each IconButton should always be wrapped in a Tooltip.

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Tooltip to show some content

Use with caution, it’s hard to be completely accessible.

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Tooltip with card appearance

Use with caution, it’s hard to be completely accessible.

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Positioning the Tooltip

The Tooltip can be positioned on the following positions using the position prop:

  • Position.TOP
  • Position.TOP_LEFT
  • Position.TOP_RIGHT
  • Position.BOTTOM
  • Position.BOTTOM_LEFT
  • Position.BOTTOM_RIGHT
  • Position.LEFT
  • Position.RIGHT

For a Tooltip the only really useful sides are TOP, RIGHT, BOTTOM and LEFT as shown below.

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Tooltip Props

appearance'default' | 'card'
The appearance of the tooltip.
positionPosition.TOP | Position.TOP_LEFT | Position.TOP_RIGHT | Position.BOTTOM | Position.BOTTOM_LEFT | Position.BOTTOM_RIGHT | Position.LEFT | Position.RIGHT
The position the Popover is on.
contentnode
The content of the Popover.
hideDelaynumber
Time in ms before hiding the Tooltip.
showDelaynumber
Time in ms before showing the Tooltip.
isShownbool
When True, manually show the Tooltip.
childrennode
The target button of the Tooltip.
statelessPropsobject
Properties passed through to the Tooltip.