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3 Jan 2012CPOL
This method, although it doesn't use binary search, handles Multiline tab pages too.private static intGetTabIndexAt( System.Windows.Forms.TabControl tabControl, System.Drawing.Point point){ int result = -1; if (tabControl != null) { for (int i = 0;...
This method, although it doesn't use binary search, handles Multiline tab pages too.
private static int
    System.Windows.Forms.TabControl tabControl
    System.Drawing.Point point
    int result = -1;

    if (tabControl != null)
        for (int i = 0; i < tabControl.TabPages.Count; i++)
            System.Drawing.Rectangle rect = tabControl.GetTabRect(i);
            if (rect.Contains(point))
                result = i;

    return (result);


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My name is Jacek Gajek. I have graduated in computer science with a master's degree from Polibuda in Wrocław. I like C# and Monthy Python's sense of humour.

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GeneralRe: Well, I just had a look and see the problem. I haven't thoug... Pin
PIEBALDconsult4-Jan-12 15:06
protectorPIEBALDconsult4-Jan-12 15:06 
GeneralWhat's the point of having a binary search version? Wouldn'... Pin
Fringe Coder9-Jan-12 15:32
memberFringe Coder9-Jan-12 15:32 
GeneralYeah, but that's the brain-dead version (no reflection on yo... Pin
PIEBALDconsult3-Jan-12 2:55
protectorPIEBALDconsult3-Jan-12 2:55 
GeneralRe: I have posted it for these who are actually brain-dead, as t... Pin
Jacek Gajek3-Jan-12 9:54
memberJacek Gajek3-Jan-12 9:54 

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