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Tooltip

A tooltip is in-app messaging used to identify elements on a page with short, clarifying text.

Examples

Top

Bottom

Left

Left with top and bottom positions


Bottom with left and right positions


Left aligned text

Documentation

Overview

A tooltip is used to provide contextual information for another component on hover. The tooltip itself is made up of two elements: arrow and content. One of the directional modifiers (.pf-m-left, .pf-m-top, etc.) is required on the tooltip component.

Usage

Class
Applied to
Outcome
.pf-v5-c-tooltip
<div>
Creates a tooltip. Always use with a modifier class that positions the tooltip relative to the element it describes. Required
.pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow
<div>
Creates an arrow pointing towards the element the tooltip describes. Required
.pf-v5-c-tooltip__content
<div>
Creates the body of the tooltip. Required
.pf-m-left{-top/bottom}
.pf-v5-c-tooltip
Positions the tooltip to the left (or left top/left bottom) of the element.
.pf-m-right{-top/bottom}
.pf-v5-c-tooltip
Positions the tooltip to the right (or right top/right bottom) of the element.
.pf-m-top{-left/right}
.pf-v5-c-tooltip
Positions the tooltip to the top (or top left/top right) of the element.
.pf-m-bottom{-left/right}
.pf-v5-c-tooltip
Positions the tooltip to the bottom (or bottom left/bottom right) of the element.
.pf-m-text-align-left
.pf-v5-c-tooltip__content
Modifies tooltip content to text align left.

CSS variables

SelectorVariableValue
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip--MaxWidth
18.75rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip--BoxShadow
0 0.25rem 0.5rem 0rem rgba(3, 3, 3, 0.12), 0 0 0.25rem 0 rgba(3, 3, 3, 0.06)
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--PaddingTop
0.5rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--PaddingRight
0.5rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--PaddingBottom
0.5rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--PaddingLeft
0.5rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--Color
#fff
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--BackgroundColor
#151515
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__content--FontSize
0.875rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--Width
0.9375rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--Height
0.9375rem
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--BackgroundColor
#151515
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--BoxShadow
0 0.25rem 0.5rem 0rem rgba(3, 3, 3, 0.12), 0 0 0.25rem 0 rgba(3, 3, 3, 0.06)
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-top--TranslateX
-50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-top--TranslateY
50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-top--Rotate
45deg
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-right--TranslateX
-50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-right--TranslateY
-50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-right--Rotate
45deg
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-bottom--TranslateX
-50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-bottom--TranslateY
-50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-bottom--Rotate
45deg
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-left--TranslateX
50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-left--TranslateY
-50%
.pf-v5-c-tooltip--pf-v5-c-tooltip__arrow--m-left--Rotate
45deg

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