There are six properties on each Ribbon control that enable creation of rich ToolTips such as the one shown below.




The use of any of these six properties causes a RibbonToolTip instance to be created and used as the ToolTip for the Ribbon control. It is always possible to override this behavior by explicitly creating a ToolTip. However note that a RibbonToolTip in addition to providing a rich template also provides the service of correctly positioning iself below the Ribbon instead of the default position next to the mouse cursor. So it is highly recommended to use a RibbonToolTip instance, even if you wanted to create a custom one.


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