Card within a card (or subforms)

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Thu Dec 16 18:05:37 EST 2004

Dar Scott wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2004, at 3:10 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> To myself, groups feel like the most natural second choice in a world
>> without viewer objects.  The tough part is managing the showing/hiding
>> of them.
>> Perhaps if some kind soul had a spare 20 hours they could build a tool
>> to make editing nested groups easier.
>> With a frontscript you could have a libSubCard trap the mouseDoubleUp
>> message to open a custom editor when groups have a property that
>> identifies it as being a "SubCardGroup".
>> The SubCard editor could copy all the subgroups to new cards in an
>> editing windows, and when you save it tucks them all back into the
>> master group.
> An alternate approach might be something that translates a stack into a 
> bunch of subgroups of a group.

Precisely.  It would ideally work in both directions.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Media Corporation
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