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

Dan Shafer revdan at danshafer.com
Wed Jan 19 14:04:39 EST 2005


Geoff....

Good point. I have a mixture of the two types of needs, but when I can, 
I now use the card method as it is much more flexible and easier to 
code.

Dan

On Jan 19, 2005, at 7:37 AM, Geoff Canyon wrote:

> On Jan 17, 2005, at 12:12 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:
>
>> On another app, though I *had* to use the hide/show groups method 
>> because only part of a window (card) changes in response to the users 
>> selections.
>
> Note that the multi-card solution for tabs can still be used even if 
> only a part of the window needs to change, as long as there is only 
> one. You can group everything else (perhaps along with the tab panel 
> itself) and include it on all the cards. Then create only what you 
> want to change as card controls.
>
> You _have_ to use the show/hide groups technique (or something 
> similar) if you have more than one tab panel and they have to change 
> independently.
>
> regards,
>
> Geoff Canyon
> gcanyon at inspiredlogic.com
>
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