Display only One Row of Tabs

If you have many property pages then the property sheet ends up showing multiple rows of tabs. Sometimes, the addition space required for the tabs is unacceptable. We can force the property sheet to use a single row of tabs by calling the CPropertySheet:: EnableStackedTabs(FALSE) before calling the DoModal() function.

Alternatively, the call to EnableStackedTabs() can be placed in the overridden version of OnCreate() in the CPropertySheet derived class. This call should precede the call to the base class version of OnCreate().


  • Text from MSDN, it states clearly

    Posted by Legacy on 07/18/2002 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Harret


    Call this member function to indicate whether to stack rows of tabs in a property sheet. By default, if a property sheet has more tabs than will fit in a single row in the width of the property sheet, the tabs will stack in multiple rows. To use scrolling tabs instead of stacking tabs, call EnableStackedTabs with bStacked set to FALSE before calling DoModal or Create.

  • Doing Both ways doesn't help me out !!!

    Posted by Legacy on 09/14/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Deepak

    i've already tried applying these two methods, but failed.
    Also when my tabs area gets wider than than property sheet area, the tabs doesn't adjust in two rows, rather the extra tabs goes out of sight.
    I've created some pages at runtime. The application is a Dialog Based App. In which, modeless property sheet is a child of main dlg box. It is created as below...
    propSheet = (CPropSheet*)new CPropSheet("PS",this,0);
    If anyone could please help me out..., that'll be really nice.

  • make page flat

    Posted by Legacy on 04/12/2001 12:00am

    Originally posted by: jimaaa

    I want to make propertypage flat,not 3D look,How can I?

  • How can I Display only One Row of Tabs only using APIs

    Posted by Legacy on 08/14/2000 12:00am

    Originally posted by: beginner

    I've been bothered with this problem for some time, who can help me?

  • Additional Space Not Utilized

    Posted by Legacy on 06/18/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Steve Miller

    VC++ 5 doesn't make use of the additional space made available by using a single tab row. I found that the
    problem occurs because the style of the tab control is changed after the sheet resizes the screen elements
    (see DLGPROP.CPP). This problem can be corrected by overriding the OnInitDialog() function like so:

    BOOL CMyPropSheet::OnInitDialog()
    if (!m_bStacked)
    HWND hWnd = (HWND)::GetDlgItem(m_hWnd, AFX_IDC_TAB_CONTROL);
    ASSERT(hWnd != NULL);
    CWnd::ModifyStyle(hWnd, TCS_MULTILINE, TCS_SINGLELINE, 0);

    return CPropertySheet::OnInitDialog();

  • Display one row of tabs but there is line spacing

    Posted by Legacy on 04/26/1999 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Goh Choon Lye

    I have tried to display only one row of the tabs for
    CPropertySheet by including the
    //m_PropertySheet is object of CPropertySheet
    in the OnInitUpdate of my CFormView. It's working
    but there is "line spacing" in the CPropertyPage
    before displaying my other controls. When I select
    other CPropertyPage and select back the previous
    CPropertyPage, the "line spacing" is missing.
    I need the help to get rid the "line spacing" when
    that CPropertyPage is shown first time.
    Thank you first for advice.

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Moving from an on-premises environment to Office 365 does not remove the need to plan for disruptions or reduce the business risk requirements for protecting email services. If anything, some risks increase with a move to the cloud. Read how to ease the transition every business faces if considering or already migrating to cloud email. This white paper discusses: Setting expectations when migrating to Office 365 Understanding the implications of relying solely on Exchange Online security Necessary archiving …

  • Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), physical assets are turning into participants in real-time global digital markets. The countless types of assets around us will become as easily indexed, searched and traded as any online commodity. While some industries will be tougher to transform than others – those with physical limitations, such as manufacturing, will be harder to digitize – untold economic opportunities exist for growth and advancement. Our research shows this will create a new "Economy …

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date