Android - TabBar not inheriting ActionBar height

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http://stackoverflow.com – The issue is that I have set a height for the action bar using android:actionBarSize= in my styles and it is effecting my menu and actionbar but is not effecting the tab bar. Any help would be appreciated I have tried every possible xml soulution I could think of. Maybe there is a way to overide the height of the tab bar in java? or maybe there is an eay xml soulution I have not thought of? (HowTos)