SplitContainer.ProcessTabKey Method

Selects the next available control and makes it the active control.

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

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)]
protected override bool ProcessTabKey(
	bool forward
)

Parameters

forward
Type: System.Boolean
true to cycle forward through the controls in the ContainerControl; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a control is selected; otherwise, false.

ProcessTabKey controls the tab focus order in the following manner:

  • From the first control outside the SplitContainer to the first control on Panel1.

  • All controls on Panel1.

  • The splitter (so that the user can use the arrow keys to move the splitter).

  • All controls on Panel2.

  • The second control outside the SplitContainer that is next in the tab order.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.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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