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TabControl.MultiRow Property (Access)

You can use the MultiRow property to specify or determine whether a tab control can display more than one row of tabs. Read/write Boolean.

expression .MultiRow

expression A variable that represents a TabControl object.

The MultiRow property uses the following settings.


Visual Basic




Multiple rows are allowed.



(Default) Multiple rows aren't allowed.

You can also set the default for this property by setting a control's DefaultControl property in Visual Basic.

When the MultiRow property is set to True, the number of rows is determined by the width and number of tabs. The number of rows may change if the control is resized or if additional tabs are added to the control.

When the MultiRow property is set to False and the width of the tabs exceeds the width of the control, navigation buttons appear on the right side of the tab control. You can use the navigation buttons to scroll through all the tabs on the tab control.

To return the value of the MultiRow property for a tab control named "Details" on the "Order Entry" form, you can use the following:

Dim b As Boolean 
b = Forms("Order Entry").Controls("Details").MultiRow

To set the value of the MultiRow property, you can use the following:

Forms("Order Entry").Controls("Details").MultiRow = True