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)

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.

   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 );


for operating with unmanaged code. Associated enumeration: UnmanagedCode

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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