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WindowsFormsHost::TabInto Method

Forwards focus from WPF to the hosted Windows Forms control.

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

virtual bool TabInto(
	TraversalRequest^ request
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.Windows.Input::TraversalRequest

A TraversalRequest that specifies the focus behavior.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if a control was activated; otherwise, false.



When a WindowsFormsHost element receives a TAB command from the TabInto method, the first eligible control in Child receives focus.

The first control is specified by the request parameter. When request is Next, the behavior is similar to pressing the TAB key. When request is Previous, the behavior is similar to pressing SHIFT+TAB.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0