Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FrontTabPanelNames ( param )

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

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  Sample input:
FrontTabPanelNames ( "" )
  Sample output:
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  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

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

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

 

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