Xamarin.Android binding of android tooltips, a simple to use library for android, enabling to add a tooltip near any view with ease
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Xamarin.Android.Tooltips

This is a Xamarin Android Binding for the tooltips.

This project provides you a convenient way and simple to use library for android, enabling to add a tooltip near any view with ease.

Usage

Step 1

Install NuGet package.

Step 2

Create a ToolTipsManager.

_toolTipsManager = new ToolTipsManager(this);

Step 3

Use the ToolTip.Builder to create and position your Tooltip.

builder = new ToolTip.Builder(
    this,
    _textView,              /* anchor view */
    _rootLayout,            /* root view of entire layout, must be a RelativeLayout or FrameLayout. */
    text,                   /* tooltip text */
    ToolTip.PositionAbove); /* Position related to achor view */

builder.SetAlign(_align);   /* arrow align */

_toolTipsManager.Show(builder.Build());

IMPORTANT NOTE:

If you want to how the tooltip immediately when the Activity is created you should Build and show the tooltip in the OnWindowsFocusChanged method, example:

public override void OnWindowFocusChanged(bool hasFocus)
{
    base.OnWindowFocusChanged(hasFocus);
    builder = new ToolTip.Builder(
        this,
        _textView,              /* anchor view */
        _rootLayout,            /* root view of entire layout, must be a RelativeLayout or FrameLayout. */
        text,                   /* tooltip text */
        ToolTip.PositionAbove); /* Position related to achor view */

    builder.SetAlign(_align);   /* arrow align */

    _toolTipsManager.Show(builder.Build());
}

In alternative you could use View.Post or View.PostDelayed in OnCreate.

Sample

Run and play with the sample.

More documentation

Read more detailed documention original library project.

License

MIT Licence