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DataGridView.StandardTab Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the TAB key moves the focus to the next control in the tab order rather than moving focus to the next cell in the control.

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

public bool StandardTab { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the TAB key moves the focus to the next control in the tab order; otherwise, false.

Setting this property to false allows the TAB key to move the focus through the grid of cells. The following table describes how the cell focus changes when the given TAB key combinations are pressed.

Key combination

Result

TAB

If the StandardTab property is false, the focus moves to the next cell in the row. If the focus is in the last cell in the row, the focus moves to the first cell in the next row. If the focus is in the last cell in the DataGridView, the focus moves to the next control in the tab order.

SHIFT+TAB

If StandardTab is false, the focus moves to the previous cell in the row. If the focus is in the first cell in the row, the focus moves to the last cell in the previous row. If the focus is in the first cell in the DataGridView, the focus moves to the previous control in the tab order.

CTRL+TAB

The focus moves to the next control in the tab order.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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