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Tab Controls and Tab Page Containers

Tab controls, MDI tabs and tab page containers

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Prof-UIS provides a rich set of classes for arranging your windows into tabbed interface. Tab-related classes can be divided into five groups:

The tab windows are available in different styles:

  • Whidbey
  • One Note
  • Flat
  • Button
  • Native XP
  • Office 2007
  • Visual Studio
  • Visual Studio 2005
  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Visual Studio 2010

Each tab control features:

  • splitting tabs into different groups that have similar attributes
  • compact style for tabs
  • tab animation while scrolling
  • "<", ">", "?", and "X" control buttons
  • tab icons
  • tooltips over tabs and over control buttons

The tab control windows are also used in tabbed control bar containers.

Prof-UIS: Whidbey style

Figure 1. Tab control (One Note style)

Prof-UIS: One Note style

Figure 2. Tab page container (flat style)

Resizing the Visual Studio .NET tab control

Figure 3. MDI application with MDI tab window (One Note style)