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How to enable Metro style scroll bar in WinForms TabbedMDIManager?

Platform: WinForms |
Control: TabbedMDIManager

Enable metro style scrollbar

In TabbedMDIManager, Metro style scroll bar can be added by following below steps.

  • Need to enable “AutoScroll” property in child Form.
  • Need to load ScrollersFrame and attach it child form by using its property named “AttachedTo”. 
  • Need to set its Visual style as “Metro”.


//To attach TabbedMDIManager in form
this.tabbedMDIManager1.AttachedTo = this;
//To enable the Scrollbar in the form
this.AutoScroll = true;
//To add the ScrollerFrame in form
this.scrollersFrame1.AttachedTo = this;
//To specify the visual style of the ScrollerFrame.
this.scrollersFrame1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.ScrollBarCustomDrawStyles.Metro;



'To attach TabbedMDIManager in form
Me.tabbedMDIManager1.AttachedTo = Me
'To enable the Scrollbar in the form
Me.AutoScroll = True
'To add the ScrollerFrame in form
Me.scrollersFrame1.AttachedTo = Me
'To specify the visual style of the ScrollerFrame.
Me.scrollersFrame1.VisualStyle = Syncfusion.Windows.Forms.ScrollBarCustomDrawStyles.Metro


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C#: TabbedMDI_ScrollBar_C#

VB: TabbedMDI_ScrollBar_VB

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