Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

tabsNestedLevel ( tabName )

Returns the level of nesting for a tab panel.

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Sean Walsh   Sean Walsh
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  Sample input:
tabsNestedLevel ( "Tab 3 B" )
  Sample output:

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

Returns the level of nesting for a tab panel. It's main use is the custom function 'tabsFrontMost' which is dependent on this custom function.

'Tab 3 B' is nested inside 'Tab 2' which is in turn nested inside 'Tab 1.'
'Tab 1' is not nested inside any other tabs.

tabsNestedLevel ( "Tab 3 B ) - returns 2 because it's nested two deep.
tabsNestedLevel ( "Tab 1" ) - returns 0 because it is not nested.



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