• September 20, 2010 20 Sep'10

    Tooltips in child elements

    A tooltip is a simple concept. You put a tooltip on a WPF control and whenever the mouse hovers over the control WPF launches the tooltip. This article explores some of these idiosyncrasies in WPF.  Continue Reading

  • September 20, 2010 20 Sep'10

    Draw a bounding rectangle during selection

    The bounding rectangle's purpose is to provide feedback to the designer during the selection process. It's a convenient way to show what is currently selected before applying the next operation.  Continue Reading

  • September 14, 2010 14 Sep'10

    Using images in tooltips

    The tooltip came from an idea regarding how to show contextual help in the user interface and is now considered an essential part of a UX designer's tool bag.  Continue Reading