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TabControl Members (Access)

A tab control contains multiple pages on which you can place other controls, such as text boxes or option buttons. When a user clicks the corresponding tab, that page becomes active.

Name

Description

Move

Moves the specified object to the coordinates specified by the argument values.

SizeToFit

You can use the SizeToFit method to size a control so it fits the text or image that it contains.

Name

Description

Application

You can use the Application property to access the active Microsoft Access Application object and its related properties. Read-only Application object.

BackColor

Gets or sets the interior color of the specified object. Read/write Long.

BackShade

Gets or sets the shade applied to the theme color in the BackColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BackStyle

You can use the BackStyle property to specify whether a control will be transparent. Read/write Byte.

BackThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets a value that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the BackColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

BackTint

Gets or sets the tint that is applied to the theme color in the BackColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BorderColor

You can use the BorderColor property to specify the color of a control's border. Read/write Long.

BorderShade

Gets or sets the shade that is applied to the theme color in the BorderColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BorderStyle

Specifies how a control's border appears.Read/write Byte.

BorderThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets a value that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the BorderColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

BorderTint

Gets or sets the tint that is applied to the theme color in the BorderColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

BottomPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the list box and its bottom gridline. Read/write Integer.

ControlType

You can use the ControlType property in Visual Basic to determine the type of a control on a form or report. Read/write Byte.

DisplayWhen

You can use the DisplayWhen property to specify which of a form's controls you want displayed on screen and in print. Read/write Byte.

Enabled

You can use the Enabled property to set or return the status of the conditional format in the FormatCondition object. Read/write Boolean.

EventProcPrefix

Gets or sets the prefix portion of an event procedure name. Read/write String.

FontBold

You can use the FontBold property to specify whether a font appears in a bold style in the following situations:

  • When displaying or printing controls on forms and reports.

  • When using the Print method on a report.

Read/write Boolean.

FontItalic

You can use the FontItalic property to specify whether text is italic in the following situations:

  • When displaying or printing controls on forms and reports.

  • When using the Print method on a report.

Read/write Boolean.

FontName

You can use the FontName property to specify the font for text in the following situations:

  • When displaying or printing controls on forms and reports.

  • When using the Print method on a report.

Read/write String.

FontSize

You can use the FontSize property to specify the point size for text in the following situations:

  • When displaying or printing controls on forms and reports.

  • When using the Print method on a report.

Read/write Integer.

FontUnderline

You can use the FontUnderline property to specify whether text is underlined in the following situations:

  • When displaying or printing controls on forms and reports.

  • When using the Print method on a report.

Read/write Boolean.

FontWeight

You can use the DatasheetFontWeight property to specify the line width of the font used to display and print characters for field names and data in Datasheet view. Read/write Integer.

ForeColor

You can use the ForeColor property to specify the color for text in a control. Read/write Long.

ForeShade

Gets or sets the shade that is applied to the theme color in the ForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

ForeThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets a value that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the ForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

ForeTint

Gets or sets the tint that is applied to the theme color in the ForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

Gradient

Gets or sets the gradient fill applied to the specified object. Read/write Long.

GridlineColor

Gets or sets the color of the gridline for the specified list box. Read/write Long.

GridlineShade

Gets or sets the shade applied to the theme color in the GridlineColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

GridlineStyleBottom

Gets or sets the bottom gridline style of the specified list box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineStyleLeft

Gets or sets the width of the bottom gridline for the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineStyleRight

Gets or sets the right gridline style of the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineStyleTop

Gets or sets the top gridline style of the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets the theme color index that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the GridlineColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

GridlineTint

Gets or sets the tint applied to the theme color in the GridlineColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

GridlineWidthBottom

Gets or sets the width of the bottom gridline for the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineWidthLeft

Gets or sets the width of the left gridline for the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineWidthRight

Gets or sets the width of the right gridline for the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

GridlineWidthTop

Gets or sets the width of the top gridline for the specified text box. Read/write Byte.

Height

Gets or sets the height of the specified object in twips. Read/write Integer.

HelpContextId

The HelpContextID property specifies the context ID of a topic in the custom Help file specified by the HelpFile property setting. Read/write Long.

HorizontalAnchor

Gets or sets an AcHorizontalAnchor constant that indicates how the tab control is anchored horizontally within its layout. Read/write.

HoverColor

Gets or sets the color displayed on the control when the user rests the mouse cursor over it. Read/write Long.

HoverForeColor

Gets or sets the color of the text displayed on the control when the user rests the mouse cursor over it. Read/write Long.

HoverForeShade

Gets or sets the shade applied to the theme color in the HoverForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

HoverForeThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets the theme color index that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the HoverForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

HoverForeTint

Gets or sets the tint applied to the theme color in the HoverForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

HoverShade

Gets or sets the shade that is applied to the theme color in the HoverColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

HoverThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets the theme color index that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the HoverColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

HoverTint

Gets or sets the tint applied to the theme color in the HoverColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

InSelection

You can use the InSelection property to determine or specify whether a control on a form in Design view is selected. Read/write Boolean.

IsVisible

You can use the IsVisible property in to determine whether a control on a report is visible. Read/write Boolean.

Layout

Returns the type of layout for the specified text box. Read-only AcLayoutType.

LayoutID

Returns the unique identifier for the layout that contains the specified text box. Read-only Long.

Left

You can use the Left property to specify an object's location on a form or report. Read/write Integer.

LeftPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the text box and its left gridline. Read/write Integer.

MultiRow

You can use the MultiRow property to specify or determine whether a tab control can display more than one row of tabs. Read/write Boolean.

Name

You can use the Name property to specify or determine the string expression that identifies the name of an object. Read/write String.

OldValue

You can use the OldValue property to determine the unedited value of a bound control. Read-only Variant.

OnChange

Sets or returns the value of the On Change box in the Properties window of one of the objects in the Applies To list. Read/write String.

OnClick

Sets or returns the value of the On Click box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnDblClick

Sets or returns the value of the On Dbl Click box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnKeyDown

Sets or returns the value of the On Key Down box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnKeyPress

Sets or returns the value of the On Key Press box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnKeyUp

Sets or returns the value of the On Key Up box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnMouseDown

Sets or returns the value of the On Mouse Down box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnMouseMove

Sets or returns the value of the On Mouse Move box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

OnMouseUp

Sets or returns the value of the On Mouse Up box in the Properties window. Read/write String.

Pages

Returns a Pages collection that represents the pages in the specified TabControl object. Read-only.

Parent

Returns the parent object for the specified object. Read-only.

PressedColor

Gets or sets the color displayed on the control when the user clicks it. Read/write Long.

PressedForeColor

Gets or sets the color of the text displayed on the control when the user clicks it. Read/write Long.

PressedForeShade

Gets or sets the shade applied to the theme color in the PressedForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

PressedForeThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets the theme color index that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the PressedForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

PressedForeTint

Gets or sets the tint applied to the theme color in the PressedForeColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

PressedShade

Gets or sets the shade that is applied to the theme color in the PressedColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

PressedThemeColorIndex

Gets or sets the theme color index that represents a color in the applied color theme associated with the PressedColor property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

PressedTint

Gets or sets the tint applied to the theme color in the PressedColor property of the specified object. Read/write Single.

Properties

Returns a reference to a control's Properties collection object. Read-only.

RightPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the text box and its right gridline. Read/write Integer.

Section

You can identify these controls by the section of a form or report where the control appears. Read/write Integer.

Shape

Returns or sets the shape of the specified tab control. Read/write Long.

ShortcutMenuBar

You can use the ShortcutMenuBar property to specify the shortcut menu that will appear when you right-click on the specified object. Read/write String.

StatusBarText

You can use the StatusBarText property to specify the text that is displayed in the status bar when a control is selected. Read/write String.

Style

You can use the Style property to specify or determine the appearance of tabs on a tab control. Read/write Byte.

TabFixedHeight

You can use the TabFixedHeight property to specify or determine the height of the tabs on a tab control. Read/write Integer.

TabFixedWidth

You can use the TabFixedWidth property to specify or determine the width of the tabs on a tab control. Read/write Integer.

TabIndex

You can use the TabIndex property to specify a control's place in the tab order on a form or report. Read/write Integer.

TabStop

You can use the TabStop property to specify whether you can use the TAB key to move the focus to a control. Read/write Boolean.

Tag

Stores extra information about a form, report, section, or control needed by a Microsoft Access application. Read/write String.

ThemeFontIndex

Gets or sets the font index that represents a font in the applied theme associated with the FontName property of the specified object. Read/write Long.

Top

You can use the Top property to specify an object's location on a form or report. Read/write Integer. .

TopPadding

Gets or sets the amount of space (in inches) between the text box and its top gridline. Read/write Integer.

UseTheme

Gets or sets whether the specified object will utilize formatting styles defined in Office Document Themes. Read/write Boolean.

Value

Determines or specifies the selected Page object. Read/write Variant.

VerticalAnchor

Gets or sets an AcVerticalAnchor constant that indicates how the specified tab control is anchored vertically within its layout. Read/write.

Visible

Returns or sets whether the object is visible. Read/write Boolean.

Width

Gets or sets the width of the specified object in twips. Read/write Integer.

Name

Description

Change

The Change event occurs when when you move from one page to another page.

Click

The Click event occurs when the user presses and then releases a mouse button over an object.

DblClick

The DblClick event occurs when the user presses and releases the left mouse button twice over an object within the double-click time limit of the system.

KeyDown

The KeyDown event occurs when the user presses a key while a form or control has the focus. This event also occurs if you send a keystroke to a form or control by using the SendKeys action in a macro or the SendKeys statement in Visual Basic.

KeyPress

The KeyPress event occurs when the user presses and releases a key or key combination that corresponds to an ANSI code while a form or control has the focus. This event also occurs if you send an ANSI keystroke to a form or control by using the SendKeys action in a macro or the SendKeys statement in Visual Basic.

KeyUp

The KeyUp event occurs when the user releases a key while a form or control has the focus. This event also occurs if you send a keystroke to a form or control by using the SendKeys action in a macro or the SendKeys statement in Visual Basic.

MouseDown

The MouseDown event occurs when the user presses a mouse button.

MouseMove

The MouseMove event occurs when the user moves the mouse.

MouseUp

The MouseUp event occurs when the user releases a mouse button.

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