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);
		}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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