Tab control containers pages that can contain other controls. The user selects an active page by clicking on a tab. Tab controls are commonly used to create visual focus on the controls needed for a particular task. For example, controls to set up a PID controller might be presented on a different page to controls to start a process. This helps keep the set up out of the way from the controls that are used more often.
|Alignment||Design-only||TabAlignment||—||Sets the location of the tabs used to select the active page. Available locations are
|Appearance||Design-only||TabAppearance||—||Sets the visual style used to draw the tabs. Available styles are tabs (
|HotTrack||Design-only||bool||—||Determines if the control’s tabs change in appearance when the mouse passes over them.|
|ItemSize||Design-only||Size||—||Sets the size of the tabs.|
|Multiline||Design-only||bool||—||Determines if tabs wrap to a new line when there are more tabs than can fit along the length of the control.|
|Padding||Design-only||Point||—||Sets the amount of space to add around the tabs.|
|ShowToolTips||Design-only||bool||—||Determines if tooltips should be shown for tab pages that have their
|SizeMode||Design-only||TabSizeMode||—||Sets how the size of tabs is calculated. Available options are: use the length of each tab’s text to determine the tab size (
|TabPages||Design-only||Collection||—||The collection of pages and their properties.|
The tab control supports all the common control properties.