Adding a Tab to a Screen in LightSwitch Visual Studio 2012

Adding a Tab in LightSwitch Visual Studio 2012

In this article describe how to add a tab to a screen in LightSwitch Visual Studio 2012.

Steps for adding a Tab to a screen

Step 1

Open the Solution Explorer.

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Step 2

In Solution Explorer, open the HTML client screen to which you want to add a Tab.

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Step 3

The Screen Designer appears.


Step 4

In the Screen Designer, expand the "Tabs" Node and choose "Add Tab" (click on "Add" and choose "New Group").


Click on the "Add" Dropdown List of the tab and select a New Group.

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New Group appears as Group1.

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Step 5

Open the Properties window.


In the Properties window, choose the Group property, and then enter a name for the tab.

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Step 6

Choose the Display Name property, and then enter the name that will appear on the tab.

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Step 7

In the Screen Designer, open the Add list and click on "Selected Item".

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The Screen Designer will Look like this:


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