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TabControl.OnKeyDown Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Raises the KeyDown event.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

protected override void OnKeyDown(
	KeyEventArgs ke


Type: System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs
A KeyEventArgs that contains the event data.

The TabControl control enables the user to use the keyboard to switch between TabPage controls. The following table describes how the TabControl switches between the selected TabPage controls, depending on which keys are pressed.



Control + Tab

Selects the next TabPage.

Control + Shift + Tab

Selects the previous TabPage.

Control + PageDown

Selects the next TabPage.

Control + PageUp

Selects the previous TabPage.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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