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Control.GetNextControl Method

Retrieves the next control forward or back in the tab order of child controls.

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

'Declaration
Public Function GetNextControl ( _
	ctl As Control, _
	forward As Boolean _
) As Control
'Usage
Dim instance As Control 
Dim ctl As Control 
Dim forward As Boolean 
Dim returnValue As Control 

returnValue = instance.GetNextControl(ctl, _
	forward)

Parameters

ctl
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control to start the search with.

forward
Type: System.Boolean

true to search forward in the tab order; false to search backward.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
The next Control in the tab order.

The GetNextControl method is dependent on tab order. To iterate through all controls of a form, including nested controls, use the Controls property. To get or set the active control of a container control, use the ActiveControl property.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

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

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