TabPage.ToString Method ()


Returns a string containing the value of the Text property.

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

public override string ToString()

Return Value

Type: System.String

A string containing the value of the Text property.

The following code example creates a TabControl with a TabPage. The ToString method creates a string that includes the Text value for tabPage1 and returns it to the tabPage1ToolTipText property.

Use the System.Drawing and System.Windows.Forms namespaces for this example.

using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;

public class Form1 : Form
    private TabControl tabControl1;
    private TabPage tabPage1;

    private void MyTabs()
        this.tabControl1 = new TabControl();
        this.tabPage1 = new TabPage();

        this.tabControl1.Location = new Point(25, 25);
        this.tabControl1.Size = new Size(250, 250);
        this.tabControl1.ShowToolTips = true;

        this.tabPage1.Text = "myTabPage1";

        // Creates a string showing the Text value for tabPage1. 
        // Then assigns the string to ToolTipText.  
        this.tabPage1.ToolTipText = tabPage1.ToString();

        this.ClientSize = new Size(300, 300);

    public Form1()

    static void Main() 
        Application.Run(new Form1());

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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