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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 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();
			listBox1.SetBounds(20,20,100,100);

			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;
			this.Controls.Add(listBox1);
		}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
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