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Infragistics UltraTabControl - Problem changing the selected tab.

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Hi
I'm using an Infragistics UltraTabControl version (Infragistics2.Win.UltraWinTabControl.v8.3.dll)

In my code depending on a certain data criteria I try to change the tab being displayed, with the following line of code.
Me.utcTemplatesAndWorkings.SelectedTab = Me.utcTemplatesAndWorkings.Tabs("tabBudgetSummary")

Nothing happens the tab does not change?

Any ideas.
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Question by:dfincham28
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by:Erick37
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Me.utcTemplatesAndWorkings.Tabs("tabBudgetSummary").Selected = True

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by:dfincham28
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Hi Erick37

I tried that same result.
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by:Erick37
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I tried the code by adding a tab control on a form with 10 tabs.
In a button click event I call:
Me.UltraTabControl1.Tabs(9).Selected = True
and the tab scrolls into view and becomes active.

Where in your code do you make the tab active (which event)?
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by:dfincham28
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Hi I tried the calling my code from a button click event and it worked.
The scenario that does not work is if I call the SelectedTab or Selected = True from the validated event on a combo box.

The selectedtab code is definately being hit i put a break point on it. The breakpoint only get hit once so it is not in some sort of crazy loop either.

thanks
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by:CodeCruiser
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Try calling the Application.DoEvents or Refresh method of the tabcontrol.
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by:dfincham28
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Tried Application.DoEvents and refresh still no joy.
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by:dfincham28
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I added a brand new tab control to the same region on the form with nothing on it just two tabs.
Same result.

Strangely I'm still able to disable tabs.
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by:Erick37
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Here is a workaround.  Not pretty, but it works.
1) disable the active tab
2) select a different tab
3) re-enable the previous active tab

        Dim activetab As Integer = UltraTabControl1.ActiveTab.Index
        UltraTabControl1.Tabs(activetab).Enabled = False
        UltraTabControl1.Tabs(2).Selected = True
        UltraTabControl1.Tabs(activetab).Enabled = True
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dfincham28 earned 0 total points
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Thanks For the suggestions.

A colleague of mine solved the problem using a delegate.
When you want to change the tab you invoke the delegate and in there you change the tab.

Don't ask me why this works but it does.
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by:CodeCruiser
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You never mentioned you are using threads or timer or backgroundworker etc!
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by:dfincham28
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If you want to make the tabs invisble you should also use a delegate if you have a similar problem.
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