[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Auto selected tab button

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From: Alain Pastor <apastor@...>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 22:34:22 +0200

Bernie Wylde wrote:
> Alain wrote:
> 
> 
>>Bernie Wylde wrote:
>>
>>>Good Morning Everyone,
>>>
>>>I have a window with tab buttons and would like the previously selected tab
>>>to be highlighted the next time I open the window.
>>>
>>>Any help?
>>>
>>
>>Bernie,
>>
>>I'm not sure I have clearly understood your question but nobody has
>>offered an answer, so I take the risk...
>>
>>Isn't it a matter of showing the right pane while all the others are
>>hidden?
>>
>>You just have to keep track of the last selected pane:
>>
>>gSelectedPane = BUTTON( theTab )
>>
>>When you build your window, you must create all your panes in an
>>invisible state, then according to the value of gSelectedPane you make
>>the appropriate pane visible.
>>
> 
> 
> Thanks for the reply, Alain.
> 
> Yes, I'm keeping track of the selected pane. In fact I lifted the tab
> handling code from your Code Styler source on the CD    :)
> 
> The correct pane is displayed but the wrong tab is highlighted (OSX blue).
> 

You probably have to set the new value for the tab control:

APPEARANCE BUTTON _tabBtn,_activeBtn,gSelectedPane

Alain