In this article I’m going to explain how to show GridView row details in Tooltip on mouseover using JQuery in ASP.NET.

About JQuery Tooltip plugin:

          The jQuery Tooltip plugin let’s you transform native tooltip’s into customizable overlays. You can adjust their content, position and appearance. Tooltips can be attached to any element. When you hover the element with your mouse, the title attribute is displayed in a little box next to the element, just like a native tooltip.

But as it's not a native tooltip, it can be styled. Any themes built with ThemeRoller (JQuery UI Theme builder application) will also style tooltips accordingly.

Tooltips are also useful for form elements, to show some additional information in the context of each field.

You can download JQuery Tooltip plugin by follow the link given below or you can download source code attached along with this article. 

http://bassistance.de/jquery-plugins/jquery-plugin-tooltip/

In this article I’ll demonstrate you how to show GridView row details in Tooltip on mouseover. It’s very easy to implement this JQuery tooltip functionality in ASP.NET GridView. I have used XML file to bind GridView for convenience purpose.

 

Designer source code:

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Default.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %> 

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">

<head runat="server">

    <title>gridview header</title>

    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.8.2.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

    <script src="jquery.tooltip.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        function InitializeToolTip() {

            $(".gridViewToolTip").tooltip({

                track: true,

                delay: 0,

                showURL: false,

                fade: 100,

                bodyHandler: function () {

                    return $($(this).next().html());

                },

                showURL: false

            });

        }

    </script>

    <script type="text/javascript">

        $(function () {

            InitializeToolTip();

        })

    </script>

    <style type="text/css">

        #tooltip    {

            position: absolute;

            z-index: 3000;

            border: 1px solid #111;

            background-color: #C2E0FF;

            padding: 5px;

            opacity: 0.85;    }

        #tooltip h3, #tooltip div

        {  margin: 0 }

    </style>

</head>

<body>

    <form id="form1" runat="server">

    <div>

        <asp:GridView ID="gvEmployee" runat="server" AutoGenerateColumns="false"

            Width="660px" Height="214px">

            <HeaderStyle BackColor="#3E3E3E" Font-Names="Calibri" ForeColor="White" />

            <RowStyle Font-Names="Calibri" />

            <Columns>              

                <asp:TemplateField >

                    <ItemStyle Width="30px" HorizontalAlign="Center" />

                    <ItemTemplate>

                        <a href="#" class="gridViewToolTip" style="text-decoration: none">Details

                         </a>

                        <div id="tooltip" style="display: none;">

                            <table>

                                <tr> <td style="white-space: nowrap;"><b>Name:</b>&nbsp;</td>

                                    <td><%# Eval("name")%></td></tr>

                                <tr><td style="white-space: nowrap;"><b>City:</b>&nbsp;</td>

                                    <td><%# Eval("city")%></td></tr>

                                <tr><td style="white-space: nowrap;"><b>Country:</b>&nbsp;</td>

                                    <td> <%# Eval("country")%> </td> </tr>

                                <tr><td style="white-space: nowrap;"><b>Designation:</b>&nbsp;</td>

                                     <td><%# Eval("designation")%></td></tr>

                               <tr> <td style="white-space: nowrap;"> <b>Joining date:</b>&nbsp;</td>

                                    <td> <%# Eval("joiningdate")%> </td> </tr>

                            </table>

                        </div>

                    </ItemTemplate>

                </asp:TemplateField>

                <asp:BoundField DataField="name" HeaderText="Name" />

                <asp:BoundField DataField="city" HeaderText="City" />

                <asp:BoundField DataField="country" HeaderText="Country" />

                <asp:BoundField DataField="designation" HeaderText="Designation" />

                <asp:BoundField DataField="joiningdate" HeaderText="Joining date" />                 

            </Columns>

        </asp:GridView>

    </div>  

    </form>

</body>

</html>

 

C# code:

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Linq;

using System.Web;

using System.Web.UI;

using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

using System.Data;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page

{

    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

    {

        if (!IsPostBack)

        {

            BindData();

        }

    }

    protected void BindData()

    {

        DataSet ds = new DataSet();

        ds.ReadXml(Server.MapPath("EmployeeDetails.xml"));

        if (ds != null && ds.HasChanges())

        {

            gvEmployee.DataSource = ds;

            gvEmployee.DataBind();

        }

    }       

}

 


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