C# Windows Form

Is there a way to create a control that has tabs that appear to extend beyond the boundaries of the control?
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What about using TabControl?
Try placing a Panel container on the form with AutoScroll set to true - this will give you scrollbars if a child extends
beyond the size of the panel. Next add a child TabPanel to it and set whatever with and height you need it to be.
What you should actually do
is make ur comtrol bigger
and override the OnPaint method
and paint the tabs urself
that way - you can get transparency on the top of the control (where it collides with the background form)
and you can turn it on / off by simply not painting anything there.

tsmolskowAuthor Commented:
Sounds cool, can you give me a code example for the override on Paint method?
Ok, but its a very simple

A. Create a new windows form project
B. Add a UserControl file
C. Add a button to the user control
D. Add the following code to the user control:
            protected override void OnPaint(PaintEventArgs e)
                  base.OnPaint (e);

                  if( m_DrawBox )
                        using( Brush fill = new SolidBrush(Color.Gray) )
                              e.Graphics.FillRectangle(fill, 5, 5, 100, 100);

                        using( Pen border = new Pen(Color.Black) )
                              e.Graphics.DrawRectangle( border, 5, 5, 100, 100 );

            private void button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
                  m_DrawBox = !m_DrawBox;
                  this.Invalidate( true );
E. Set the buttons Click event to point to the function
F. Build the project
G. Add the control to your form
H. Run!

Have fun

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