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FrontTabs( layoutObjects; parent )

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Bruce Robertson, Concise Design
http://www.concise-design.com

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

Sample Input:
let( objectList = LayoutObjectNames ( Get( FileName) ; Get ( LayoutName ) ) ;
frontTabs ( objectList ; "" ))
Sample Output:
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Description:

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.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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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, Melbourne - Australia
August 08, 2010 4:31pm

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, Melbourne - Australia
August 08, 2010 4:33pm

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, Melbourne - Australia
August 08, 2010 4:34pm

First of all it's Bruce not Brian. Can you post a link to an example of your problem file?

Bruce Robertson, Redmond
August 08, 2010 5:31pm

This is an excellent function. It's working beautifully in my solution. Thanks and major cheers!

J Fedor, Cleveland, OH
May 14, 2014 1:17pm

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