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tabsNestedFrontMost ( tabName )

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Sean Walsh, SolvEnterprises, LLC
http://www.solventllc.com/

Returns the number of parent tabs that are the front most tabs for its tab panel.

Sample Input:
tabsNestedFrontMost ( "Tab 3 B" )
Sample Output:
returns 2 if both it's parent and grandpartent are the front most tabs for their respective tab panels.


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Description:

Returns the number of parent tabs that are the front most tabs for its tab panel.
It's main use is the custom function 'tabsFrontMost' which is dependent on this custom function.

Example:
'Tab 3 B' is nested inside 'Tab 2' which is in turn nested inside 'Tab 1.'
'Tab 1' is not nested inside any other tabs.

Results:
tabsNestedFrontMost ( "Tab 3 B" ) - returns 2 if both it's parent and grandpartent are the front most tabs for their respective tab panels.
tabsNestedFrontMost ( "Tab 3 B" ) - returns 1 if it's parent but not its grandparent is the front most tab for its respective tab panel.
tabsNestedFrontMost ( "Tab 3 B" ) - returns 1 if it's grandparent but not its parent is the front most tab for its respective tab panel.
tabsNestedFrontMost ( "Tab 3 B" ) - returns 0 if both it's parent and grandparent are not the front most tab for their respective tab panels.
tabsNestedFrontMost ( "Tab 1" ) - returns 0 because it is not nested.

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