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public var tooltip: string;
public string tooltip;


The tooltip of this element.

The tooltip associated with this content. Read GUItooltip to get the tooltip of the gui element the user is currently over.

    function OnGUI () {
        GUI.Button (Rect (0, 0, 100, 20), GUIContent ("A Button", "This is the tooltip"));
        // If the user hovers the mouse over the button, the global tooltip gets set
        GUI.Label (Rect (0, 40, 100, 40), GUI.tooltip);
using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

public class ExampleClass : MonoBehaviour { void OnGUI() { GUI.Button(new Rect(0, 0, 100, 20), new GUIContent("A Button", "This is the tooltip")); GUI.Label(new Rect(0, 40, 100, 40), GUI.tooltip); } }

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