Very simple tab button script

Judy Perry jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Tue May 31 12:54:13 EDT 2005


Tom,

Thanks for the explanation!

Judy

On Tue, 31 May 2005, Thomas McCarthy wrote:

>
> Well the beauty of it is that you don't have to name each card for the tab.
> 1. make a tab button for your stack
> 2. put in the background (so it appears on every card)
> 3. put a line in the buttons contents for each card--you don't need to name the card to match the tab!
>
> ex. (these are the lines in the buttons contents)
> Welcome -> line 1, so selecting this will go to cd 1
> How to use
> History
> Preferences -> line 4, so will go to cd 4
>
> Then you just have to make sure that your cards are in order.
>
> The (only?) advantage of this code over something like:
> on menuPick tWhich
>   go to card tWhich
> end menuPick
>
> is that the card doesn't need the same name as the tab. It's a small advantage, I know, but it seems simple to me and I will be using it.
>
> one small problem is similar text:
> line 1: Women
> line 2: Men --> because 'men' is part of 'women', the lineoffset will return '1'. There must be some simple fix for this.
>
> Tom McCarthy
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>  --- On Tue 05/31, Judy Perry < jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu > wrote:
> From: Judy Perry [mailto: jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu]
> To: tominjapan at excite.com, use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
> Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 23:18:02 -0700 (PDT)
> Subject: Re: Very simple tab button script
>
> Hi Tom,<br><br>Just to get this right, you are saying that this works for a stack in<br>which each card is assigned a tab, correct?
>
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