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Add Tooltips to Your UI | Developer Portal : ThingWorx

Project Concept

This project will introduce you to using Tooltips and as a simple mechanism that enable you to convey information, such as helpful hints, without adding clutter to your UI.

Following the steps in this guide, you will create Tooltips, which enable you to provide important insight for your application users as to what they should do next or explain complex functions.

We will teach you how to create a static and dynamic Tooltip in addition to how useful they can be.

Project Info

Type How To
Level Intermediate
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published October 16, 2018
Author Jason Johnson

You'll learn how to

    • Create a static Tooltip
    • Create a dynamic Tooltip
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Things used in this project


This guide requires a connection to the ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are utilizing the 30-day hosted Foundation server or the 120-day downloaded trial.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:


  • Step 1: Download Examples
  • Step 2: Create Static Tooltip
  • Step 3: Create Dynamic Tooltip
  • Step 4: Customize Widget Tooltip
  • Step 5: Next Steps