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TabPage Class

Represents a single tab page in a TabControl.

For a list of all members of this type, see TabPage Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class TabPage
   Inherits Panel
public class TabPage : Panel
public __gc class TabPage : public Panel
public class TabPage extends Panel

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


For more information about how this control responds to the Focus and Select methods, see the following Control members: CanFocus, CanSelect, Focused, ContainsFocus, Focus, Select.


[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following example creates a TabControl with one TabPage.

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] Use the System.Drawing and System.Windows.Forms namespaces for this example.

[Visual Basic] 
Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.Windows.Forms

Public Class Form1
    Inherits Form
    Private tabControl1 As TabControl

    ' Declares tabPage1 as a TabPage type.
    Private tabPage1 As System.Windows.Forms.TabPage

    Private Sub MyTabs()
        Me.tabControl1 = New TabControl()

        ' Invokes the TabPage() constructor to create the tabPage1.
        Me.tabPage1 = New System.Windows.Forms.TabPage()

        Me.tabControl1.Controls.AddRange(New Control() {Me.tabPage1})
        Me.tabControl1.Location = New Point(25, 25)
        Me.tabControl1.Size = New Size(250, 250)

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

    Public Sub New()
    End Sub

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

using System.Drawing;
using System.Windows.Forms;

public class Form1 : Form
    private TabControl tabControl1;

    // Declares tabPage1 as a TabPage type.
    private System.Windows.Forms.TabPage tabPage1;

    private void MyTabs()
        this.tabControl1 = new TabControl();

        // Invokes the TabPage() constructor to create the tabPage1.
        this.tabPage1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TabPage();

        this.tabControl1.Controls.AddRange(new Control[] {
        this.tabControl1.Location = new Point(25, 25);
        this.tabControl1.Size = new Size(250, 250);

        this.ClientSize = new Size(300, 300);
        this.Controls.AddRange(new Control[] {

    public Form1()

    static void Main() 
        Application.Run(new Form1());

using namespace System::Drawing;
using namespace System::Windows::Forms;

public __gc class Form1 : public Form {
    TabControl*  tabControl1;

    // Declares tabPage1 as a TabPage type.
    System::Windows::Forms::TabPage*  tabPage1;

    void MyTabs() {
        this->tabControl1 = new TabControl();

        // Invokes the TabPage() constructor to create the tabPage1.
        this->tabPage1 = new System::Windows::Forms::TabPage();

        Control* tabControls[] = {this->tabPage1};
        this->tabControl1->Location = Point(25, 25);
        this->tabControl1->Size = System::Drawing::Size(250, 250);
        this->ClientSize = System::Drawing::Size(300, 300);
        Control* formControls[] = {this->tabControl1};

    Form1() {

int main() {
    Application::Run(new Form1());

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Namespace: System.Windows.Forms

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

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

See Also

TabPage Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | TabControl