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Contributor II
Contributor II

Change Slider Tooltip


I have a slider with Variable(vTest).

min=1, max=15.

When I change value on slider, tooltip show my value(1,2,3...15).

how to change Tooltip value to another value?

for example show T1 insted of 1 and T2 insted of 2 , ...

please see attached file.

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MVP & Luminary
MVP & Luminary

You could format your variable within the tab number but it will also change the display within the slider.

Another approach could be to use a dual() expression on a field instead of the variable and to play a bit with line-breaks and font-types and the sizing of the object to create an acceptable visualization (the tooltip-feature isn't designed to be formatted or to display arbitrary content). Here an example how it could be created:

load recno() as T autogenerate 15;

= dual(num(T, '0000') & chr(10) & chr(10) & chr(10) & 'this number was chosen: ' & T, T)

- Marcus

Support (Former)
Support (Former)

Hami, Marcus' comment is the best way to go from what I know, just tossing in the Help for you as well in case the extra info there may be of use:


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