WPF TabbedWindow Overview

The RadTabbedWindow enables you to create browser-like interface which hosts its tabs in the title bar. The control also allows you to pin the tabs or reorder them via drag drop. Last but not least, RadTabbedWindow's functionality and appearance can be easily customized through its rich API.

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Figure 1: RadTabbedWindow in the Office2016 theme

RadTabbedWindow in the Office2016 theme

Key Features

  • Pin and Unpin Tabs: You can pin the tabs of the control to the left and unpin them using the respective pin/unpin button.

  • DragDrop Support: Users can reorder tabs in a single window, drag out tabs to create new windows, or drag drop tabs from one window to another.

  • Add New Tabs: New tabs can be added to the window via the "+" button or in code-behind.

  • Data Binding: You can bind the control's ItemsSource to any collection of objects and display the required information using the various templates it exposes.

  • Templates and Template Selectors: The control allows for advanced modifications of the look and feel of its items.  

  • Styling and Appearance: RadTabbedWindow comes with a variety of themes and properties that allow you to enhance the control's appearance.

  • Rich API: The control's rich API enables you to easily customize its functionality.

  • Touch Support: The RadTabbedWindow control also provides out-of-the-box touch support.

Get started with the control with its Getting Started help article that shows how to use it in a basic scenario.

Don't forget to also check out the online demos of the control at demos.telerik.com.

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