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Adding Images to ToolBar Button

By Mahesh Chand on Jan 29, 2000
An article shows you how to add images and tooltips to the toolbar buttons.

The ImageList class and ToolBarButton's ImageIndex property are used to load images to toolbar buttons.

First you load images to ImageList. You can even add your images to the ImageList at design time by using Propeties of ImageList control.

Add and Remove images by using Add and Remove buttons.

Once images are loaded to the ImageList, you use ToolBarButton class's ImageIndex property to set tollbar button images.

tb1.ImageIndex = 1;
tb2.ImageIndex = 2;
tb3.ImageIndex = 3 ;

Adding ToolTips to the ToolBar Buttons

ToolTipText property of Control class is used to Add ToolTips to ToolBar buttons. If tb1, tb2, tb2 are your ToolBarButton class objects, you can directly call ToolTipText to set tool tip for toolbar buttons.

// adding tooltips to the button
tb2.ToolTipText = tb2.Text ;
tb1.ToolTipText = tb1.Text ;
tb3.ToolTipText = tb3.Text ;

Mahesh Chand
Mahesh Chand

C# Corner founder, 10-times Microsoft MVP, technical author, and software architect. Mahesh authored his first book, A Programmer’s Guide to ADO.NET in C# with APress at the age of 25. C# Corner is a memb... Read more



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