TabControl.TabCount Property


Gets the number of tabs in the tab strip.

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

Public ReadOnly Property TabCount As Integer

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

The number of tabs in the tab strip.

The following code example creates a TabControl with five TabPage objects. This example uses the TabCount property to get the number of tabs currently in the tabControl1 tab strip.

Use the System.Drawing and System.Windows.Forms namespaces for this example.

Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.Windows.Forms

Public Class Form1
    Inherits Form

    Public Sub New()
        Dim tabControl1 As New TabControl()
        Dim tabPage1 As New TabPage()
        Dim tabPage2 As New TabPage()
        Dim tabPage3 As New TabPage()
        Dim tabPage4 As New TabPage()
        Dim tabPage5 As New TabPage()
        Dim label1 As New Label()

        tabControl1.Multiline = True
        tabControl1.SizeMode = TabSizeMode.FillToRight
        tabControl1.Padding = New Point(15, 5)
        tabControl1.Controls.AddRange(New Control() {tabPage1, tabPage2, tabPage3, tabPage4, tabPage5})
        tabControl1.Location = New Point(35, 65)
        tabControl1.Size = New Size(220, 180)

        ' Gets the number of tabs currently in the tabControl1 tab strip.
        ' Assigns int value to the tabsInTabStrip variable.
        Dim tabsInTabStrip As Integer = tabControl1.TabCount

        label1.Text = "There are " + tabsInTabStrip.ToString() + " tabs in the tabControl1 tab strip."
        label1.Location = New Point(35, 25)
        label1.Size = New Size(220, 30)

        Size = New Size(300, 300)
        Controls.AddRange(New Control() {label1, tabControl1})
    End Sub

    Shared Sub Main()
        Application.Run(New Form1())
    End Sub
End Class

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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