living and learning (Re: RunRev vs RealBasic (Richard Gaskin))

Ken Ray kray at
Mon Jan 17 13:36:41 EST 2005

On 1/17/05 12:25 PM, "Andre Garzia" <soapdog at> wrote:

> On Jan 15, 2005, at 10:12 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> You have two basic ways to work with tabs in Rev: putting the tab in a
>> shared group and moving between cards in response to the menuPick
>> message, or responding to that message by hiding and showing groups.
> Damn! :-)
> I never tought of sharing a tab and moving through cards.... I have
> this app with 8 tabs and I am hiding and showing groups...  silly me...
> Thanks Richard, again, I learn a new trick from your mail!

I do this all the time - create a tab button, group it, set the
backgroundbehavior to true, then set its script to:

on menuPick newTab,oldTab
  go card newTab
end menuPick



Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Web site:
Email: kray at

More information about the Use-livecode mailing list