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TabItem Class

Control that implements a selectable item inside a TabControl.

Namespace: System.Windows.Controls
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

public class TabItem : HeaderedContentControl
public class TabItem extends HeaderedContentControl
public class TabItem extends HeaderedContentControl

ContentModel: A TabItem is a HeaderedContentControl. For more information on the content model for TabItem, see HeaderedContent Control Content Model.

The following example shows how to create a TabControl with TabItem elements.

<TabControl TabStripPlacement="Top" Margin="0, 0, 0, 10">
  <TabItem Name="tabIitemContent" Header="TabItem with Buttons">
      <Button Content="_OK"/>
      <Button Content="_Cancel"/>

  <TabItem Name="backgroundcolor" Header="Background">
    <TabItem.Content>Background property information goes here.</TabItem.Content>

  <TabItem Name="foregroundcolor" Header="Foreground">
    <TabItem.Content>Foreground property information goes here.</TabItem.Content>

  <TabItem Name="bordercolor" Header="BorderColor">
    <TabItem.Content>Border color property information goes here.</TabItem.Content>

More Code

How to: Create a Control That Has an Access Key and Text Wrapping

This example shows how to create a control that has an access key and supports text wrapping. The example uses a Label control to illustrate these concepts.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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