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TabControl.DeselectTab Method (Int32)

Makes the tab following the tab with the specified index the current tab.

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

public void DeselectTab(
	int index


Type: System.Int32

The index in the TabPages collection of the tab to deselect.


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

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0