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PaintTabStripTab Event
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FarPoint.Win.Spread Assembly > FarPoint.Win.Spread Namespace > FpSpread Class : PaintTabStripTab Event

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Occurs when a TabStrip tab needs painting.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Event PaintTabStripTab As PaintTabStripTabEventHandler
Visual Basic (Usage)Copy Code
Dim instance As FpSpread
Dim handler As PaintTabStripTabEventHandler
AddHandler instance.PaintTabStripTab, handler
public event PaintTabStripTabEventHandler PaintTabStripTab

Event Data

The event handler receives an argument of type PaintTabStripTabEventArgs containing data related to this event. The following PaintTabStripTabEventArgs properties provide information specific to this event.

Cancel Gets or sets the cancel flag.
Graphics Gets the graphics device that handles the tab.
TabIndex Gets the index of the tab to be painted.
TabPath Gets the outline of the tab.
TabRectangle Gets the rectangle area that represents the tab.


This event is raised by the OnPaintTabStripTab method when the user leaves a cell.

For more details on the individual event arguments, refer to PaintTabStripTabEventArgs members.


This example raises the PaintTabStripTab event.
C#Copy Code
private void fpspread1PaintTabStripButton(object sender, FarPoint.Win.Spread.PaintTabStripTabEventArgs e) 
      if (e.TabIndex = 0) { 
            e.Cancel = true;
            RectangleF r = e.TabPath.GetBounds(); 
            e.Graphics.FillRectangle(Brushes.Crimson, r.X, r.Y, r.Width, r.Height); 
Visual BasicCopy Code
Private Sub FpSpreadPaintTabStripTab(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As FarPoint.Win.Spread.PaintTabStripTabEventArgs) Handles

      If e.TabIndex = 0 Then
            e.Cancel = True
            Dim r As RectangleF
            r = e.TabPath.GetBounds()
            e.Graphics.FillRectangle(Brushes.Crimson, r.X, r.Y, r.Width, r.Height)
      End If


Target Platforms: Windows 2000 Professional (SP4), Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server (SP1), Windows 2008, Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8

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