Using a TabStrip to separate content

There are many times when you have a lot of information to display, but not enough space on the page. The TabStrip control maximizes the available space by separating the content into tabs and displaying one tab at a time.

To demonstrate this control we're going to take the five fields of the Edit Employee page and split them onto two different tabs.

Getting ready

To follow along with this recipe you must have completed the following recipes:

  • Adding web controls to your Toolbox
  • Deploying a module as a standalone package (from Chapter 5)

How to do it...

  1. Launch the Development Tool and load the Employee project.
  2. In the Solution Explorer, look under the references and make sure your project includes a reference to

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