Contextual Tooltips

Provides users with a dropdown menu of modifiers to remix with AI-generated content


Contextual Tooltips are interactive elements that display helpful information or guidance to users based on the context of their actions within the application. This pattern is designed to provide users with timely assistance and clarification, enhancing their understanding of the interface and improving their overall user experience.

These tooltips are triggered by specific user actions, such as hovering over an icon, button, or interactive element, and provide brief explanations, tips, or instructions related to that particular element. The content of the tooltips is tailored to the user's current context, offering relevant information that helps them complete their tasks more efficiently.

By offering Contextual Tooltips, applications can reduce user confusion, prevent errors, and promote self-service by empowering users to find the information they need within the interface. This pattern contributes to a more intuitive and user-friendly interface, ultimately leading to increased user satisfaction and engagement.


  • Provides users with relevant guidance and information at the point of need, reducing reliance on external help resources.

  • Improves user understanding of the interface and promotes self-sufficiency by offering contextual assistance within the application.


  • Requires careful design and implementation to ensure tooltips are informative, concise, and not overly intrusive.

  • Users may find tooltips distracting or disruptive if they appear too frequently or contain irrelevant information.

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