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FrontTabPanelNames ( param )

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Menno van Beek, Van Beek Zakelijke Software
https://www.vbzs.nl

Get the objectnames of all the frontmost panels on a layout or from the given list on the current layout

Sample Input:
FrontTabPanelNames ( "" )
Sample Output:
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Description:

This function returns a list of objectnames on a layout for which the function:
GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( object ; "isFrontTabPanel" ) = True

This functions assumes that tabpanels that contain other (named) tabpanel(s) all have an object name. Only the visible tabpanels be listed.

You can call the function with an empty parameter and it will determine the list of objects by itself. You can also provide a list yourself, if you have a very large amount of named objects.

The function uses head-recursion, so you can have no more than 9999 objects in the initial list

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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