I see that map tips in QGIS are set in the Display Panel in Layer Properties. However, I can't get the map tips to actually display on the map when I hover over a feature with the Touch zoom and pan tool. I have tried in both 2.14 and 2.18.

I'm sure that I'm missing something simple here, like, perhaps a checkbox to actually turn on the map tips? Or use another pointer?

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You need to click on the map tips button or goto View->Map Tips in the menus.

See the documentation (always worth a check) for more details


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