Tab panels

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri Mar 25 13:15:36 EDT 2011


In the past, "roll your own" seems to be the outcome of discussions about tab panels. 

Bob


On Mar 25, 2011, at 10:11 AM, James Hurley wrote:

> I prefer the tab panel to the drop down menus. The choices are always visible.
> 
> But I have a problem. If a particular tab is selected, it will no longer respond to a menuPick message.
> 
> Normally this is not a problem, but I am using the panel to select lines or sentences from a long text document and returning a list of lines or sentences in which a given set of words appear, all sentences for which the words "disorder microcount entropy" appear, for example.
> 
> The word choices are entered into a field which the tab panel script picks up.
> 
> Works great for the first choice, but if I change the word selection, I cannot select the same panel item  since it is already selected.
> 
> In summary, is there any way to force the tab panel to receive a second menupick message when it is already selected?
> 
> I am thinking of building my own tab panel by grouping regular buttons.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jim Hurley
> 
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