SplitContainer.ProcessTabKey Method

Selects the next available control and makes it the active control.

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

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)]
protected override bool ProcessTabKey(
	bool forward
)

Parameters

forward
Type: System.Boolean

true to cycle forward through the controls in the ContainerControl; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if a control is selected; otherwise, false.

ProcessTabKey controls the tab focus order in the following manner:

  • From the first control outside the SplitContainer to the first control on Panel1.

  • All controls on Panel1.

  • The splitter (so that the user can use the arrow keys to move the splitter).

  • All controls on Panel2.

  • The second control outside the SplitContainer that is next in the tab order.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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