Add Tooltips In Cells Of A JTable

Sad to say, there is no direct way to do so. The only way around this would be to override prepareRenderer() of a object, getting the JTableComponent object returned and set the tooltip value for that cell. Check the code below.

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  1. Might want to change the line, to handle other types than just String:

    jc.setToolTipText((String) getValueAt(row, column));


    jc.setToolTipText(getValueAt(row, column).toString());

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