WantTabs Property

Applies to TestComplete 15.64, last modified on June 12, 2024

Specifies whether the component accepts Tab to insert the tab character into its text.


Read-Write Property Boolean
componentPropObj     One of the objects listed in the Applies To section  

Applies To

The property applies to the following objects:



The WantTabs property specifies whether Tab is handled by the component or by the form. If WantTabs is true, TAB inserts the tab character into the component’s text. If WantTabs is false, Tab moves the input focus to the next control in the tab order.

Property Value

True, if the component accepts Tab; False if Tab selects the next control in the tab order.


If WantTabs is True, the user can tab into the component, but cannot tab out of it.

See Also

WantReturns Property
TabOrder Property
TabStop Property

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