TabDrawMode Enumeration

Specifies whether the tabs in a tab control are owner-drawn (drawn by the parent window), or drawn by the operating system.

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

public enum TabDrawMode
public enum TabDrawMode
public enum TabDrawMode

 Member nameDescription
NormalThe tabs are drawn by the operating system, and are of the same size. 
OwnerDrawFixedThe tabs are drawn by the parent window, and are of the same size. 

This enumeration is used by members such as TabControl.DrawMode.

The TabControl class and its derived classes support owner-draw functionality, but only one type, in which you can draw the tabs individually.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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