SelectionTabs Property

RichTextBox.SelectionTabs Property

Gets or sets the absolute tab stop positions in a RichTextBox control.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public int[] SelectionTabs { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32[]
An array in which each member specifies a tab offset, in pixels.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The array has more than the maximum 32 elements.

This property enables you to obtain an array that contains the spacing for each tab in the current text selection within the RichTextBox control. You can then use this property to adjust the size of each tab within the text selection. For example, if you want to adjust the tab space within the document, you can select the entire document and obtain the list of tab spaces using the SelectionTabs property. You can then adjust them to new values and reassign them to this property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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