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how to make tabs appear on left WITHOUT being vertical?

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#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <TabConstants.au3>
Opt('MustDeclareVars', 1)


Func Example()
    Local $tab, $tab0, $tab0OK, $tab0input
    Local $tab1, $tab1combo, $tab1OK
    Local $tab2, $tab2OK, $msg
    GUICreate("My GUI Tab") ; will create a dialog box that when displayed is centered

    GUISetFont(9, 300)

    $tab = GUICtrlCreateTab(10, 10, 200, 100)

    $tab0 = GUICtrlCreateTabItem("tab0")
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label0", 30, 80, 50, 20)
    $tab0OK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK0", 20, 50, 50, 20)
    $tab0input = GUICtrlCreateInput("default", 80, 50, 70, 20)

    $tab1 = GUICtrlCreateTabItem("tab----1")
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label1", 30, 80, 50, 20)
    $tab1combo = GUICtrlCreateCombo("", 20, 50, 60, 120)
    GUICtrlSetData(-1, "Trids|CyberSlug|Larry|Jon|Tylo", "Jon"); default Jon
    $tab1OK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK1", 80, 50, 50, 20)

    $tab2 = GUICtrlCreateTabItem("tab2")
    GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_SHOW) ; will be display first
    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label2", 30, 80, 50, 20)
    $tab2OK = GUICtrlCreateButton("OK2", 140, 50, 50)

    GUICtrlCreateTabItem("")   ; end tabitem definition

    GUICtrlCreateLabel("label3", 20, 130, 50, 20)


   ; Run the GUI until the dialog is closed
    While 1
        $msg = GUIGetMsg()
        If $msg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE Then ExitLoop
EndFunc  ;==>Example

Example code taken from help file. I see that $TCS_VERTICAL will make the tabs appear on the left, but you have to turn your head to see the labels. How do I make tabs appear on the left hand side, while still having the labels be horizontal?

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still trying, but I haven't gotten any further. Any help?

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still trying, but I haven't gotten any further. Any help?

The windows tab control is dreadful when it comes to placing the tabs anywhere but at the top. See what happens if you use $TSC_BOTTOM.

Perhaps it would be easier to make your own tab control using tabs drawn with GDIPlus or a graphic control and child windows for each tabitem.

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