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TabAlignment Enumeration

Specifies the locations of the tabs in a tab control.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public enum TabAlignment
public enum TabAlignment
public enum TabAlignment

 Member nameDescription
BottomThe tabs are located across the bottom of the control. 
LeftThe tabs are located along the left edge of the control. 
RightThe tabs are located along the right edge of the control. 
TopThe tabs are located across the top of the control. 

This enumeration is used by members such as TabControl.Alignment.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the TabControl.Alignment and TabControl.Appearance properties and the TabAlignment and TabAppearance enumerations. To run the example, paste the following codein a form containing a TabControl called TabControl1. Call the ChangeTheLookOfTheTabControl method in the form's constructor or Load method.

private void ChangeTheLookOfTheTabControl()
{

    // Set the size and location of the TabControl.
    this.TabControl1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(20, 20);
    TabControl1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(250, 250);

    // Align the tabs along the bottom of the control.
    TabControl1.Alignment = TabAlignment.Bottom;

    // Change the tabs to flat buttons.
    TabControl1.Appearance = TabAppearance.FlatButtons;
}

private void ChangeTheLookOfTheTabControl()
{
    // Set the size and location of the TabControl.
    this.tabControl1.set_Location(new System.Drawing.Point(20, 20));
    tabControl1.set_Size(new System.Drawing.Size(250, 250));
    // Align the tabs along the bottom of the control.
    tabControl1.set_Alignment(TabAlignment.Bottom);
    // Change the tabs to flat buttons.
    tabControl1.set_Appearance(TabAppearance.FlatButtons);
} //ChangeTheLookOfTheTabControl

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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