3 Replies Latest reply on Oct 23, 2015 11:10 AM by john9210

    Global Variable not displaying properly on layout

    john9210

      I use the below script trigger to monitor the front tab in a tab control with four tabs. It runs as a trigger on the tab controls, on ObjectModify. The tab object names are Tab1,Tab2, etc.

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      If [ (GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( "Tab1";"isFrontTabPanel")) ]

      Set Variable [ $$A; Value:"Name1 tab is in front" ]

      Else If [ (GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( "Tab2";"isFrontTabPanel")) ]

      Set Variable [ $$A; Value:"Name2 tab is in front" ]

      Else If [ (GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( "Tab3";"isFrontTabPanel")) ]

      Set Variable [ $$A; Value:"Name3 tab is in front" ]

      Else If [ (GetLayoutObjectAttribute ( "Tab4";"isFrontTabPanel")) ]

      Set Variable [ $$A; Value:"Name4 tab is in front" ]

      End If

      It works ok except the global variable $$A does not display properly on a layout. It does not change when I click various tabs.

      Script debugger shows the script is working ok, and data viewer shows the $$A receives the correct value for the tab clicked. However, it does not change on the layout and sometimes it changes to the incorrect value. For example, if $$A reads “Name2 tab is front”, when I click say tab3, $$A remains unchanged on the layout, although Data Viewer shows $$A to be “Name3 tab is front”.