TabIndex Property

Control.TabIndex Property

 

Gets or sets a value that determines the order in which elements receive focus when the user navigates through controls by using the TAB key.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

[BindableAttribute(true)]
public int TabIndex { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

A value that determines the order of logical navigation for a device. The default value is Int32.MaxValue.

A control with a lower tab index receives focus before a control with a higher index.

Identifier field

TabIndexProperty

Metadata properties set to true

None

The following example sets the tab index of three buttons.


<Button Name="btn9" BorderThickness="5.0" 
        Click="ChangeBorderThickness" TabIndex="2">
  BorderThickness
</Button>

<Button Name="btn10" FontStretch ="Condensed" 
        Click="ChangeFontStretch" TabIndex="3">
  FontStretch
</Button>

<Button Name="btn11" Padding = "5" 
        Click="ChangePadding" TabIndex="1">
  Padding
</Button>

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
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