Is it possible to have a TabView where the tabs are disabled but the dynamic contents are still responsive?

In the following, all dynamic content seems to be disabled. I would like the Manipulate to remain active but the tabs not clickable.

TabView[{Manipulate[x, {x, 1, 10}], 2}, Enabled -> False]

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Ok, so without additional info, here's what you can use:

TabView[{Manipulate[x, {x, 1, 10}], 2}, Dynamic[1, None]]

TabView second argument determines the active tab but None action for Dynamic prevents from changing it.

  • $\begingroup$ This is perfect. I didn't realize the second argument of Dynamic could be used this way... this is what I was looking to do: DynamicModule[{tab = 1}, Column[{TabView[{1 -> Button["Go to tab 2", tab = 2], Style[2, Gray] -> 2, 3 -> 3}, Dynamic[tab, If[# == 2, None, tab = #] &]]}]] $\endgroup$
    – Gerli
    Commented Dec 5, 2014 at 9:53

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