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Selecting a TabSheet with keyboard

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Is it possible to select a TabSheet in a PageControl by using the keyboard?
Placing an underscore under a character on the TabSheet doesn't work.
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by:dwwang
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You have to use the TAB key to set the focus on the page control, and the use left/right arrow key to go through the tabsheets.

Or use MyPageControl.activePage:=myTabSheet;
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by:rwilson032697
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You can also use CTRL-TAB and CTRL-SHIFT-TAB when on any control in a page in a page control.

Raymond.
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rpetruni earned 100 total points
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You could use onKeydown event on the form (also form has to have KeyPreview set to true).
Here is sample code
if key=VK_F2 then PageControl1.ActivePage:=TabSheet1;

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