Tab Colors (TabColors)

One or more colors that can be used for the individual tabs.





Comma-delimited list of one or more colors. Each color can be a web color name, system color name, or an RGB hexadecimal number (prefixed by a hash mark). (Decimal RGB colors are not supported.) For more information, see Standard Colors .




Supported in Grid?



Affects Active Tab Color and Hover Background Color

Ignored if Default Image is defined.


When setting Tab Colors, be aware of the following:

  • If no valid colors are defined for Tab Colors, or if it is set to an empty string in ProcScript, the Windows look and feel is used.

  • The Tab Colors property determines whether the Active Tab Color and Hover Background Color properties are applied.

  • If an image is defined for the tab using (Default Image), the value of Tab Colors and its related properties are ignored.

  • The list can include more or fewer colors than the number of tabs. If the colors in the list are fewer than the number of tabs, the colors are repeated.

Using in ProcScript

You can use $properties or $fieldproperties to set or get the property and its value. For more information, see $properties and $fieldproperties.

The following ProcScript defines a group of colors that are used to set the color of the individual tabs:

$fieldproperties(TAB) = "tabcolors=palevioletred1,olivedrab1,lightskyblue"
Colored Tabs

Colored Tabs

Applies To

utabex (TabEx)

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