Fixed Tab Dimension Property

FlexRIO Help

Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Short Name: TabDimension

Requires: Base Development System

Class: TabControl Properties

To Use: Create a property.

Gets or sets the tab width, height, or all elements.

To set the size of the tabs, you must set the Tab Size property to Fixed Tab Size or right-click the tabs of the tab control and select Advanced»Tab Size»Fixed Tab Size from the shortcut menu. You cannot set the tab size smaller than the width and height of the tab caption.

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


Name Description
Width Gets or sets tab width when using fixed tab sizes.
Height Gets or sets tab height when using fixed tab sizes.


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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