UIElement.TabFocusNavigation UIElement.TabFocusNavigation UIElement.TabFocusNavigation UIElement.TabFocusNavigation Property


Gets or sets a value that modifies how tabbing and TabIndex work for this control.


For Windows 10 Creators Update (build 10.0.15063) and newer, use this property of the UIElement base class instead of the TabNavigation property of a Control object.

public : KeyboardNavigationMode TabFocusNavigation { get; set; }
KeyboardNavigationMode TabFocusNavigation();

void TabFocusNavigation(KeyboardNavigationMode tabfocusnavigation);
public KeyboardNavigationMode TabFocusNavigation { get; set; }
Public ReadWrite Property TabFocusNavigation As KeyboardNavigationMode
<uiElement TabFocusNavigation="keyboardNavigationModeMemberName"/>

Property Value

A value of the enumeration. The default is Local.

Additional features and requirements

Device family
Windows 10 Creators Update (introduced v10.0.15063.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v4)


Use this property instead of the Control.TabNavigation property for objects that do not use a ControlTemplate to define their appearance.

See also