Functions for wxBookCtrlBase class

A book control is a convenient way of displaying multiple pages of information, displayed one page at a time. wxWidgets has five variants of this control:

This abstract class is the parent of all these book controls, and provides their basic interface. This is a pure virtual class so you cannot allocate it directly.

See: Overview bookctrl

This class is derived (and can use functions) from: wxControl wxWindow wxEvtHandler

wxWidgets docs: wxBookCtrlBase


Option = {bSelect, boolean()} | {imageId, integer()}

Adds a new page.

The page must have the book control itself as the parent and must not have been added to this control previously.

The call to this function will generate the page changing and page changed events if select is true, but not when inserting the very first page (as there is no previous page selection to switch from in this case and so it wouldn't make sense to e.g. veto such event).

Return: true if successful, false otherwise.

Remark: Do not delete the page, it will be deleted by the book control.

See: insertPage/5


Page = integer()

Deletes the specified page, and the associated window.

The call to this function generates the page changing events when deleting the currently selected page or a page preceding it in the index order, but it does not send any events when deleting the last page: while in this case the selection also changes, it becomes invalid and for compatibility reasons the control never generates events with the invalid selection index.


Option = {forward, boolean()}

Cycles through the tabs.

The call to this function generates the page changing events.


Page = integer()

Sets the selection to the given page, returning the previous selection.

Notice that the call to this function generates the page changing events, use the changeSelection/2 function if you don't want these events to be generated.

See: getSelection/1


Returns the currently selected page, or wxNOT_FOUND if none was selected.

Note that this method may return either the previously or newly selected page when called from the EVT_BOOKCTRL_PAGE_CHANGED handler depending on the platform and so wxBookCtrlEvent:getSelection/1 should be used instead in this case.


Page = integer()

Changes the selection to the given page, returning the previous selection.

This function behaves as setSelection/2 but does not generate the page changing events.

See overview_events_prog for more information.


Result = {Res :: integer(), Flags :: integer()}
Pt = {X :: integer(), Y :: integer()}

Returns the index of the tab at the specified position or wxNOT_FOUND if none.

If flags parameter is non-NULL, the position of the point inside the tab is returned as well.

Return: Returns the zero-based tab index or wxNOT_FOUND if there is no tab at the specified position.