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.

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
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