Add Real Win32 tooltips for Windowless Controls (Label, Image, etc)
Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic 5
To do it, simply determine the moment when the mouse pointer has entered the area occupied by the required control, and create a tooltip for the FORM that contains the control. You need to detach the created tooltip from the form when the mouse pointer has left the control area; you can do it in the Form_MouseMove method.
The attached example shows how to create a multiline balloon tooltip for a Label control. Using this technique, you can create tooltips for any control that implements the MouseMove event (for instance, for Image control too).
Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.