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Tab Control Benefits

When you have a large amount of data to accommodate, but only a limited amount of space on the form, tab controls are probably your answer. They allow you to have many pages worth of data in a small area by grouping similar categories of data on each tab. You navigate between these areas by simply clicking on the appropriate tab. Think of tab controls as electronic file folders in your visual filing cabinet.

Tab controls are excellent for menus, dialog boxes, subforms, images, standard controls, or ActiveX controls. Although you can create the illusion of nested tab controls by setting the visible property programmatically, if you place a tab control on any page of another tab control and then view the form in Form view, ...

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