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Getting Started

This guide provides the information you need to start using the Telerik UI for .NET MAUI TabView by adding the control to your project.

At the end, you will be able to achieve the following result.

TabView Getting Started

Prerequisites

Before adding the TabView, you need to:

  1. Set up your .NET MAUI application.

  2. Download Telerik UI for .NET MAUI.

  3. Install Telerik UI for .NET MAUI.

Define the Control

  1. When your .NET MAUI application is set up, you are ready to add a TabView control to your page.

    To display something in the tab you can define TabViewItem elements in its Items collection.

    To define the header of a TabViewItem you can use its HeaderText property as in the example.

    <telerik:RadTabView x:Name="tabView" AutomationId="tabView">
      <telerik:TabViewItem HeaderText="Home">
          <Label Margin="10" Text="This is the content of the Home tab" />
      </telerik:TabViewItem>
      <telerik:TabViewItem HeaderText="Folder">
          <Label Margin="10" Text="This is the content of the Folder tab" />
      </telerik:TabViewItem>
      <telerik:TabViewItem HeaderText="View">
          <Label Margin="10" Text="This is the content of the View tab" />
      </telerik:TabViewItem>
    </telerik:RadTabView>
    
  2. Add the following namespaces:

    xmlns:telerik="http://schemas.telerik.com/2022/xaml/maui" 
    
  3. Register the Telerik controls through the Telerik.Maui.Controls.Compatibility.UseTelerik extension method called inside the CreateMauiApp method of the MauiProgram.cs file of your project:

     using Telerik.Maui.Controls.Compatibility;
    
    public static class MauiProgram
    {
      public static MauiApp CreateMauiApp()
      {
          var builder = MauiApp.CreateBuilder();
          builder
              .UseTelerik()
              .UseMauiApp<App>()
              .ConfigureFonts(fonts =>
              {
                  fonts.AddFont("OpenSans-Regular.ttf", "OpenSansRegular");
              });
    
          return builder.Build();
      }
    }           
    
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