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What does the component do?

It is used to structure the display of data and forms.

When should the component be used?

  • When switching between different aspects within the same context.
  • When the content of various aspects cannot be seen at the same time by the user.


  • There are at least two tabs.
  • The first tab is always selected by default.
  • The tab names are always single-line.
  • The tab name should be as simple and concise as possible so that the themes can be quickly understood.
  • If the tab is too long for the viewport, the other tabs can be reached with a horizontal scrollbar (desktop) or by swiping (tablet/mobile).
  • Another tab module is not permitted within a tab (tab-in-tab).
States and variants


The component has the following states:

  • Active
  • Inactive
  • Hover
  • Focused



Image of a tab, default

With quantity indicator

Image of a tab, with quantity indicator

  • The quantity indicator provides information about how many entries a list in the content of the tab shows.
  • The quantity indicator only contains numbers and is a maximum of three digits.



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