ContainerControl.ProcessTabKey Method

Selects the next available control and makes it the active control.

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

Protected Overridable Function ProcessTabKey ( _
	forward As Boolean _
) As Boolean
Dim forward As Boolean
Dim returnValue As Boolean

returnValue = Me.ProcessTabKey(forward)
protected boolean ProcessTabKey (
	boolean forward
protected function ProcessTabKey (
	forward : boolean
) : boolean



true to cycle forward through the controls in the ContainerControl; otherwise, false.

Return Value

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.

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