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ListBox::UseTabStops Property

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:
property bool UseTabStops {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);
}

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 = gcnew ListBox;
      listBox1->SetBounds( 20, 20, 100, 100 );
      for ( int x = 1; x < 20; x++ )
      {
         listBox1->Items->Add( String::Concat( "Item\t", x ) );
      }
      listBox1->UseTabStops = true;
      this->Controls->Add( listBox1 );
   }

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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