Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetObjectWidth ( ObjectName )

Returns height of a LayoutObject. Helps to calculate the height of non-field-objects like WebViewer or Object-Groups

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Wolfgang Wunderlich   Wolfgang Wunderlich
DeskTop Organisation GmbH

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  Sample input:
GetObjectHeigth ( "WebViewer.Maps")
  Sample output:
425 - when GetLayoutObjectAttribute ("WebViewer.Maps"; "bounds") returns: 5 345 795 770 0

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Uses the GetLayoutObjectAttribute function:

GetLayoutObjectAttribute ("WebViewer.Maps"; "bounds") returns something like: 5 345 795 770 0
Values are 1-left 2-top 3-right 4-bottom 5:?

Corresponds with the CF "GetObjectWidth"



unix   unix, Japan
Feb 15, 2015
5th value may be rotation degree. see FieldBounds

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