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How to put tooltip message on fields rather than labels

Romuald Franck
on 11/11/13, 3:13 AM 3,655 views

Good morning, My question, please, is how can we put help tooltip message on fields rather than labels (which is by default) so that when the user put the cursor n the textfield the tooltip message appears.

On 11/11/13, 3:42 AM

Hello, in .py side need to put field attribut "help" and your description. For Example

  • 'field_name': fields.char('Field Name', help="here is your tooltip message")

Hope this will help you.

This help message will appear on the label 'Field Name', but I want the message appearing on the textfield itself

Romuald Franck
on 11/12/13, 4:30 PM

Then use placeholder="your message" in xml. It will display message in textfield and when you click on that field it will disapper if you write something and vice-versa.

on 11/13/13, 1:38 AM

thank you for this proposition but, what I really want is to have the help message appearing on the field rather than on the label when the user simply move the cursor on the field.

Romuald Franck
on 11/13/13, 5:17 AM

thank you

Sirikul Seenukul
on 1/17/14, 3:37 AM
Elmer Padilla
On 1/29/15, 1:45 PM


how set dynamically the tooltip message?

by example:  help = "Inventory on hand" + some python code



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