Posted on 2002-07-11
The TabStrip in VB6 has a property to put the tabs vertical (left or right) or on the bottom.
The TabControl.NET does not have this property anymore.
I looked in the documentation, and for the TCS_BOTTOM and TCS_VERTICAL there is a note saying that "This style is not supported if you use ComCtl32.dll version 6". !!!!
Aside the fact that MS is screwing up applications that used this sytle, comctl6 is available in WinXP along comctl 4.7 or 5. V6 is for the cool skined controls.
So, what I am asking, how to I set by API (or otherwise) the bottom or vertical styles to a .net TabControl? (on Win2000 there is no comctl 6 anyway).