DeselectTab Method (TabPage)
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TabControl::DeselectTab Method (TabPage^)


Makes the tab following the specified TabPage the current tab.

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

void DeselectTab(
	TabPage^ tabPage


Type: System.Windows.Forms::TabPage^

The TabPage to deselect.

Exception Condition

index is less than 0 or greater than the number of TabPage controls in the TabPages collection minus 1.


tabPage is not in the TabPages collection.


tabPage is null.

Use this method to programmatically deselect a particular tab in a TabControl. If there are at least two tabs in the control, the tab following the specified tab becomes the current tab. If the specified tab is the last tab in the control, the first tab becomes the current tab.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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