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Setting SSTab1.Tab in code

Setting SSTab1.Tab in code

(OP)
I have a Form1, and placed SSTab1 on it (with default 3 Tabs)
on very first Tab (Tab 0) I placed Label1

I have this very simple code:

CODE

Option Explicit

Private Sub Form_Load()
SSTab1.Tab = 1
SSTab1.Tab = 0
End Sub

Private Sub SSTab1_Click(PreviousTab As Integer)
If SSTab1.Tab = 0 Then
    Label1.BackColor = vbRed
End If
End Sub 

What I want is: no matter which Tab is selected at design time, I want to go thru SSTab1_Click event on Form_Load. Why? There are certain settings I have in SSTab1_Click event and I want first Tab (tab 0) to be always selected when Form starts.

The interesting part here is:
If during design time I select second tab (Tab 1) (or any other tab but Tab 0) and run my code, SSTab1.Tab = 0 in Form_Load 'kicks in' and Tab 0 is selected and my label is red. Great.

But...
If during design time I select first tab (Tab 0) and run my code, code in Form_Load is 'ignored' and my label is black, not red. sad

So I have to bery careful to save my Form with Tab1 or 2 selected in order for my Form to work the way I want.

What's going on?

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---- Andy

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RE: Setting SSTab1.Tab in code

Why don't you just call the click event yourself instead of relying on the event?


CODE

Private Sub Form_Load()

SSTab1.Tab = 0
Call SSTab1_Click(0)

End Sub 

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RE: Setting SSTab1.Tab in code

(OP)
Works great. Thank you George smile

Have fun.

---- Andy

A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk, I have a work station.

RE: Setting SSTab1.Tab in code

Or put the code currently contained in SSTab1_Click into a Private Sub and call that Sub from Form_Load and SSTab1_Click.
Some frown on calling event procedures directly although I confess I am a serial offender...

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