Tooltip for Angular

The tooltip is a pop-up tip that appears when you hover over an item or click on it.

Basic usage


Install the npm package.

npm i ng2-tooltip-directive

Import module:

import {TooltipModule} from 'ng2-tooltip-directive';

    imports: [TooltipModule]


Options can be set in the element tag, in which case they have the highest priority.

<span tooltip="Tooltip" placement="top" show-delay="500">Tooltip on top</span>

You may pass as an object:

<span tooltip="Tooltip" [options]="myOptions">Tooltip on left</span>
myOptions = {
    'placement': 'left',
    'show-delay': 500


placement"top" | "bottom" | "left" | "right" = "top"
The position of the tooltip.
show-delaynumber = 0
The delay in ms before showing the tooltip.
hide-delaynumber = 300
The delay in ms before removing the tooltip.
hide-delay-mobilenumber = 1500
Delay in milliseconds before hiding the tooltip (for mobile devices).
displayboolean = true
Tooltip availability for display.
display-mobileboolean = true
Display the tooltip on mobile devices.
z-indexnumber = 0
Z-index of the tooltip.
trigger"hover" | "click" = "hover"
Specifies how the tooltip is triggered. Control the closing time with "hide-delay".
Classes to be passed to the tooltip.
animation-durationnumber = 300
The duration controls how long the animation takes to run from start to finish.


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theme"dark" | "light" = "dark"
Theme of tooltip background and text.
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shadowboolean = true
Shadow of the tooltip.
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offsetnumber = 8
Offset the tooltip relative to the item.


When calling events, the delays specified in the directive options are taken into account. A default delay before hiding the pop-up tip is 300 milliseconds.

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The event is called before the tooltip appears.
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The event is called after the animation of the appearance of the tooltip.
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The event is called before the tooltip is hidden.
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The event is called after the animation of the tooltip is hidden.


If you specify the directive options, they will be accounted for at methods calling (including the delay before the display of a tooltip and its consequent hiding).

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Shows the tooltip.
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Hides the tooltip.

Browser support

Chrome / Chrome for Android 50+ / partial support
Safari / iOS Safari 10.1, 11.1 / partial support
Internet Explorer