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Easy ToolTip Component V1

flash_mx2004  flash_8  flash_cs3  as20 

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About Easy ToolTip Component

The Easy ToolTip Component is a light-weight highly configurable component that can be triggered to display text or Html tips. Just place the component on the stage (in your flash), and trigger it when needed, using either of its properties toolTipHTML(); or toolTipText();


AppearDelay(default=400) – time in ms after the tip appears;
AutoPosition(default=true) – if true, the tip will set its position so that it doesn’t get out of the bounds of the flash stage;
FillColor(default=#CCCCCC) – the color behind the text;
FollowMouse(default=true) – if true, the tip will change its position according to the mouse’s;
ManualWidth(default=0) – sets a fixed width of the tip;
SetFormatHtmlTags(default=false) – set true if you want the text style to be set using the html tags;
ShadowAlpha(default=20) – the transparency of the shadow;
ShadowAngle(default=45) – the angle of the shadow;
ShadowDistance(default=1) – the distance of the shadow;
ShadowEnable(default=true) – set true to enable the shadow;
ShadowFillColor(default=#000000) – the shadow’s color;
ShadowLineColor(default=#000000) - the shadow’s line color;
ShadowThickness(default=2) - the shadow’s thickness;
TextAlign(default=left) – text alignment;
TextBackground(default=true) – set false to not use text background; this way the shadow’s transparency can be used;
TextBorder(default=true) – if true, the text will have border;
TextBorderColor(default=#000000) – the text’s border color;
TextColor(default=#000000) – the text’s color;
TextFont(default=Arial) – the text’s font;
TextLeftMargin(default=3) – the text’s left margin;
TextRightMargin(default=3) - the text’s right margin;
TextSelectable(default=false) – if true, the text is selectable;
TextSize(default=11) – the text size;
xDifference(default=3) – the difference on the x coordinate of the tip from the mouse’s
yDifference(default=3) - the difference on the y coordinate of the tip from the mouse’s


  • very easy to use
  • light-weight, only 3 KB size component
  • transparency for ToolTip's background
  • auto-position when it is drawn outside the stage's bounds
  • it can follow the mouse cursor
  • you can set the tip's text to html formatting


IDE Version: Macromedia Flash 8, Adobe Flash CS3
Action Script Version: AS2.0
Flash Player Version: Flash Player 8, Flash Player 9 +

UI Access

Easy ToolTip Component can be accessed from Components panel under UI Pro Components – jumpEYE.


You'll get a Full version of Easy ToolTip Component, with all the above features included. You also get full suport and warranty for 90 days. Please carefully read our Software License Agreement before downloading, installing, or using this product and be sure that you accept all of our Terms and Conditions.