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Tooltip API

The API documentation of the Tooltip React component. Learn more about the props and the CSS customization points.

Import

import Tooltip from '@material-ui/core/Tooltip';
// or
import { Tooltip } from '@material-ui/core';

You can learn more about the difference by reading our guide.

Props

Name Type Default Description
children * element Tooltip reference element.
⚠️ Needs to be able to hold a ref.
classes object Override or extend the styles applied to the component. See CSS API below for more details.
disableFocusListener bool false Do not respond to focus events.
disableHoverListener bool false Do not respond to hover events.
disableTouchListener bool false Do not respond to long press touch events.
enterDelay number 0 The number of milliseconds to wait before showing the tooltip. This prop won't impact the enter touch delay (enterTouchDelay).
enterTouchDelay number 700 The number of milliseconds a user must touch the element before showing the tooltip.
id string The relationship between the tooltip and the wrapper component is not clear from the DOM. This prop is used with aria-describedby to solve the accessibility issue. If you don't provide this prop. It falls back to a randomly generated id.
interactive bool false Makes a tooltip interactive, i.e. will not close when the user hovers over the tooltip before the leaveDelay is expired.
leaveDelay number 0 The number of milliseconds to wait before hiding the tooltip. This prop won't impact the leave touch delay (leaveTouchDelay).
leaveTouchDelay number 1500 The number of milliseconds after the user stops touching an element before hiding the tooltip.
onClose func Callback fired when the tooltip requests to be closed.

Signature:
function(event: object) => void
event: The event source of the callback
onOpen func Callback fired when the tooltip requests to be open.

Signature:
function(event: object) => void
event: The event source of the callback
open bool If true, the tooltip is shown.
placement 'bottom-end'
| 'bottom-start'
| 'bottom'
| 'left-end'
| 'left-start'
| 'left'
| 'right-end'
| 'right-start'
| 'right'
| 'top-end'
| 'top-start'
| 'top'
'bottom' Tooltip placement.
PopperProps object Props applied to the Popper element.
title * node Tooltip title. Zero-length titles string are never displayed.
TransitionComponent elementType Grow The component used for the transition.
TransitionProps object Props applied to the Transition element.

The component cannot hold a ref.

Any other props supplied will be provided to the root element (native element).

CSS

  • Style sheet name: MuiTooltip.
  • Style sheet details:
Rule name Global class Description
popper MuiTooltip-popper Styles applied to the Popper component.
popperInteractive MuiTooltip-popperInteractive Styles applied to the Popper component if interactive={true}.
tooltip MuiTooltip-tooltip Styles applied to the tooltip (label wrapper) element.
touch MuiTooltip-touch Styles applied to the tooltip (label wrapper) element if the tooltip is opened by touch.
tooltipPlacementLeft MuiTooltip-tooltipPlacementLeft Styles applied to the tooltip (label wrapper) element if placement contains "left".
tooltipPlacementRight MuiTooltip-tooltipPlacementRight Styles applied to the tooltip (label wrapper) element if placement contains "right".
tooltipPlacementTop MuiTooltip-tooltipPlacementTop Styles applied to the tooltip (label wrapper) element if placement contains "top".
tooltipPlacementBottom MuiTooltip-tooltipPlacementBottom Styles applied to the tooltip (label wrapper) element if placement contains "bottom".

You can override the style of the component thanks to one of these customization points:

If that's not sufficient, you can check the implementation of the component for more detail.

Demos