Simulating Tool Tip functionality in Xcelsius

Often Dashboard design requirements demand functionality that does not come as a Out of box solution in Xcelsius. One such example is a tool tip. However, developers find their alternatives with the existing components and their properties. In this example I will show how we can use simple components in Xcelsius to simulate Tool Tip functionality. Some of you will be amazed to see how easy it is to do this.

I always have a hard time explaining tricks. I always fear that I might miss something important. Hence these days I’m creating videos for everything. Check the Videos page for previous videos. Below is what I’ve achieved. Hover over the word “Crystal Xcelsius” in bold to see the Tool Tip.

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