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Control.GetNextControl Method

Retrieves the next control forward or back in the tab order of child controls.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public Control GetNextControl(
	Control ctl,
	bool forward
)

Parameters

ctl
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control

The Control to start the search with.

forward
Type: System.Boolean

true to search forward in the tab order; false to search backward.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Control
The next Control in the tab order.

The GetNextControl method is dependent on tab order. To iterate through all controls of a form, including nested controls, use the Controls property. To get or set the active control of a container control, use the ActiveControl property.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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