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Control.IsTabStop Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a control is included in tab navigation.

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

Public Property IsTabStop As Boolean
<control IsTabStop="bool"/>

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the control is included in tab navigation; otherwise, false. The default is true.

Dependency property identifier field: IsTabStopProperty

If IsTabStop is false, the control is excluded from tab navigation. In addition, if IsTabStop is false, the control cannot receive input focus.


In WPF, the IsTabStop property behaves differently. In WPF, if IsTabStop is false, the control can still receive input focus.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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