Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FrontTabs ( layoutObjects ; parent )

Provides a list of frontmost tab(s) and any enclosed selected tabs

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  Sample input:
let( objectList = LayoutObjectNames ( Get( FileName) ; Get ( LayoutName ) ) ;
frontTabs ( objectList ; "" ))
  Sample output:
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  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Provides a return delimited list of the frontmost (selected) tab panel object(s) and any selected tab panels within these tabs. Requires 8.5+. Requires tab panels to be named.

5/1/2007
Revised to allow for "parallel" tabs. Prior version only identified a single topmost tab.

 

Comments

Pham Ho   Pham Ho, Melbourne - Australia
Aug 8, 2010
Hi Brian,
Your custom function in the front_tabs example is brilliant.

Using your custom function, the return to the selected tab works with the first FIVE of my SEVEN tabs. I could not see any limit to number of tabs. Please advice
Thank you
Pham
 
Pham Ho   Pham Ho, Melbourne - Australia
Aug 8, 2010
Hi Brian,
Your custom function in the front_tabs example is brilliant.

Using your custom function, the return to the selected tab works with the first FIVE of my SEVEN tabs. I could not see any limit to number of tabs. Please advice
Thank you
Pham
 
Pham Ho   Pham Ho, Melbourne - Australia
Aug 8, 2010
Hi Brian,
Your custom function in the front_tabs example is brilliant.

Using your custom function, the return to the selected tab works with the first FIVE of my SEVEN tabs. I could not see any limit to number of tabs. Please advice
Thank you
Pham
 
Bruce Robertson   Bruce Robertson
Aug 8, 2010
First of all it's Bruce not Brian. Can you post a link to an example of your problem file?
 
J Fedor   J Fedor, Cleveland, OH
May 14, 2014
This is an excellent function. It's working beautifully in my solution. Thanks and major cheers!
 

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