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WhereAreObjects ( Layout )

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Agnes Barouh, Tic Tac
http://www.tictac.fr/CoinFileMaker/Page.html

Returns the list of layout objects with name, type, source and position ( left and top )

Sample Input:
WhereAreObjects ( Get ( LayoutName ) )
Sample Output:
1. Hello - rectangle | L : 393 | T : 274
2. a - tab panel | L : 424 | T : 291
3. a_1 - tab panel | L : 436 | T : 339
4. a_2 - tab panel | L : 436 | T : 339
5. a_3 - tab panel | L : 436 | T : 339
6. b - tab panel | L : 424 | T : 291
7. ct_Name - field TableC::Contact | L : 460 | T : 357
8. c - tab panel | L : 424 | T : 291
9. c_1 - tab panel | L : 447 | T : 349
10. c_2 - tab panel | L : 447 | T : 349


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

Returns the list of layout objects.

Returned elements by object are: name, type, source and position ( left and top )

A convenient function to locate objects on a Layout .

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it is not a recursive function
Requires CustomList ( start ; End ; Function )
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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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Agnes, thank you very much your wonderful cfs add great power to FileMaker and make my life so much easier.

Tim Anderson, Scotland
April 20, 2009 2:32pm

Thank you very much ! and thank to you to use it !

Agnès, Paris
April 22, 2009 3:05am

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