ListBox.UseTabStops Property


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Gets or sets a value indicating whether the ListBox can recognize and expand tab characters when drawing its strings.

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

public bool UseTabStops { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the control can expand tab characters; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The following code example demonstrates how to create a ListBox that displays items with tab characters.

private void CreateTabStopList()
	ListBox listBox1 = new ListBox();

	for(int x = 1; x < 20;x++)
		listBox1.Items.Add("Item\t" + x.ToString());
	// Make the ListBox display tabs within each item.
	listBox1.UseTabStops = true;


for operating with unmanaged code. Associated enumeration: UnmanagedCode

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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