# POSSIBLY SPAM #::RE: Scrolling list of Groups

xbury.cs at clearstream.com xbury.cs at clearstream.com
Thu Nov 4 04:37:07 CST 2004


try this:

put the number of groups in group x into grpcount
put 0 into lowestgroup
repeat with g = 1 to grpcount
  get the bottom of grp g of grp x
  if it > lowestgroup then put it into lowestgroup
end repeat
set the top of my newgroup to lowestgroup + anoffset

X

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com 
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> martin at materiaprima.fsnet.co.uk
> Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 09:07
> To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Subject: # POSSIBLY SPAM #::RE: Scrolling list of Groups
> 
> Hi Mike,
> 
> It sounds like you're more or less on the right track.
> 
> I created a scrolling grid which has somewhat similar 
> requirements, although in that case I'm cloning a field 
> rather than a group.  But I think the principle is the same.
> What I do is use a propertiy to keep track of how many cells 
> there are, and also have a naming scheme (R1C1) for the 
> fields that describes their location.
> I always clone the first field and never delete it.
> The location of the clone is determined by calculating its 
> offset from the first cell, based on the number of currently 
> existing cells and their size.
> In my case though the cells can be resized, all the cells are 
> the same size, which makes things easier.
> 
> Hope this helps
> 
> Martin Baxter
> 
> >Sorry, I was perhaps not clear enough in my original posting.  I am 
> >looking to learn how to add a group dynamically to the bottom of 
> >scrolling group from within a script rather than thru the IDE.
> >
> >I am thinking of having the scrolling group already 
> pre-populated with 
> >a single grouped item.  I am thinking that I must clone that single 
> >group, rename it and adjust it's location.  Ok that gets me 
> two items 
> >in the scrolling list.  Later, how do I find the last group in the 
> >scrolling list so I can clone it and add another one below it?
> >
> >Am I on the right track here?
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> >[mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of 
> >xbury.cs at clearstream.com
> >Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 7:32 AM
> >To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> >Subject: RE: Scrolling list of Groups
> >
> > select a bunch of controls that you have already layed out, 
> group them 
> >(control-g)
> >
> >with the group selected, you can set teh scrollbars to 
> visible in the 
> >props palette.
> >
> >That's it!
> >
> >To add a new control to the bottom of the list you can either paste 
> >into the group a new control, you can edit the group and add a new 
> >button or the easiest by far is to duplicate a control with teh 
> >controlkey down when you drag the control (no copy-paste, no group 
> >editing!).
> >
> >Sorry, I never print, im trying to save the Amazon!
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> >> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Mike 
> >> Doub
> >> Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 12:51
> >> To: 'How to use Revolution'
> >> Subject: Scrolling list of Groups
> >>
> >> Can anyone point me to an example of how to construct a scrolling 
> >> list of a group of controls.  I would like to see how to 
> dynamically 
> >> add and position a group of controls to the bottom of the 
> scrolling 
> >> list.
> >>
> >> Eventually I need to figure out how to print the list and 
> handle page 
> >> breaks, but one thing at a time.
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance,
> >>    Mike
> >>
> >>
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