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GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( x ; "bounds" )

Question asked by alex_zueiv on Apr 26, 2012
Latest reply on Jul 12, 2012 by philmodjunk

Summary

GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( x ; "bounds" )

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12

Operating system version

Mac/Win

Description of the issue

When I first load a layout, the function GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( "myObject" ; "bounds" ) returns none if myObject appears on a hidden tab panel. Same for left, right, top, bottom, width, height, startPoint, and endPoint. While "rotation" as well as all other object attributes being returned properly.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a tab control with two panels. Put some object on the second panel and give it an object name. Switch to browse mode and evaluate the function GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( ; "bounds" ).

Expected result

Bounds of the object.

Actual result

None.

Workaround

Click on every tab panel before evaluating bounds of any object.

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