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ContainerControl::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:
virtual 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.

A control with its TabStop property set to false cannot be selected, so the next available control will be selected.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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