Tab Size Property

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Short Name: TabSize

Requires: Base Development System

Class: TabControl Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Gets or sets how LabVIEW adjusts the size of the tabs.

You can size tabs to their contents, size all tabs to the largest tab, or use a fixed tab size for each tab. If you set this property to Fixed Tab Size, you can use the Fixed Tab Dimension property to set the width and/or height of individual tabs.

This property is similar to the Tab Size option on the Appearance page of the Tab Control Properties dialog box.


The following table lists the characteristics of this property.

Data type
Available in Run-Time EngineYes
Available in Real-Time Operating SystemYes
Settable when the VI is runningYes
Loads the front panel into memoryNo
Need to authenticate before useNo
Loads the block diagram into memoryNo
Remote access allowedYes


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