In QGIS 1.8, I cannot find the way to assign a field to 'map tips'. There seems to be no way in 'properties' of the layer to do so.

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From Layer Properties, General tab, choose the field you want to use with map tips from the "Display field" drop-down list.

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    Mar 30, 2013 at 12:26

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