The ToolTip control is available in source code as VB6 class module. Its latest version is 2.1, which has been released in March 19th, 2011. Donate


  • ZIP archive (35.0 KiB)
    Contains the class and a small sample project.


The control requires Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2008 R2, 8, 2012, 8.1, 2012 R2, 10, or 2016. It might also work on Windows 95, 98, ME and NT 4.0, though this has not been tested.


The following changes have been made since the release of the previous version:

  • Fixes for DEP compatibility. Thanks to Arndt Mühlenfeld.
  • Applied a patch from Gerstgrasser which prevents flickering on Windows 7.
  • Code cleanup.

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