tab control inside another tab control
Is it possible to put a tab control inside another tab control. I tried
it several times, but for some reason this doesn't seem to work.
Can someone confirm this, or tell me what the trick is.
The only way I know to do this is to put a subform on the first tab control.
Then you can put your second tab control on the subform.
If you do this repeatedly, however, you will find the form loading rather
"Georges Heinesch" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Is it possible to...Tab control in one of the tabs of another tab control
One of my colleagues is working with a tab control. He has several tabs. He is trying to embed another tab control inside one of the tabs of the first tab control. He had placed the second tab control inside one of the tabs of the first tab control. But the problem is that the second tab control does not show up (unless one goes to the block diagram and double clicks the second tab control, only then does it shows up; when the vi is closed and reopened its again not there). I told him that I had never seen such functionality (a tab control inside another tab control) in any application but is it somehow possible. All this is required while the VI is not running and is being developed (of course it should work at run time, but this functionality must show while the VI is not running, i.e., this functionality should be non-programmatic. Is it possible. Thanks for your time.
Hi rashid, yes it is possible. See the attached example. I see no problems with it.Hope it helps.Mike
Thanks <a href="../view_profile?user.id=88992" class="auth_text" style="font-weight: bold;" target="_blank"> MikeS81</a>! Yes you are absolutely right. Your VI is working perfectly. I wonder what has my friend done to get such behaviour as he is getting. Strange! Thanks for the help!Have a very nice day!
Hi rashid, can you upload your vi, maybe someone found the proble...Tab Events of Access Application ? (NOT Access Tab Control)
I'm trying to use the event when a person moves to a different form by
clicking on the built in Access application tabs.
Is there something I can reference or does it require some kind of
subclassing/hook api calls?
On Jul 21, 9:47=A0pm, "christianlo...@yahoo.com"
> I'm trying to use the event when a person moves to a different form by
> clicking on the built in Access application tabs.
> Is there something I can reference or does it require some kind of
> subclassing/hook api calls?
You can use the OnDeactivate event.
> You can use the OnDeactivate event.
Aha. Now I am forced to make an event for each form. Trying to
automate what tab the ribbon moves to based on the access application
Access could use a rewrite of it's event system imho. There are no top
level application events to tap into, no 'after delete' event, record
saves w/ a 'dirty=true', it's all quite ridiculous.
I was hoping the new table events would be the solution but they come
up w/ this 'data macro' crap where there doesn't seem to be any way to
call your own code on the event.
Sometimes I wonder if the ms developers ever use Access.
However, I love the report and form design improvements.
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news:email@example.com...Front panel controls and indicators flicker inside Tab Control
I'm using a Tab Control to organize controls and indicators by functions or processes. I notice that all of them no mater which tab I?m in, flicker. I don't have any item overlap each other. Even more strange is that when I made a similar Tab Control within the same application and transferred all of the controls and indicators to it, the flicker went away. In the end I kept the new tab control and deleted the old one and everything is working great.
Anyone has any idea why this happened? Also I wanted to post this problem/solution in case anyone else has a similar problem in the future.
what's your LV version? i remember some bugs with LV 6.x and tab pages.
what controls do you use? dou you handle with huge data amounts in graphs, pictures etc.? Or do you write to controls with very high rates?
The best next step would be to post a stripped code that reproduces the behaviour so we can take a look at it.
I'm using LV 8.5 for Window 2000. As I mentioned in the original post, the problem went away by just creating another Tab control and moving, without any modifications, the controls and indicators to it.
Thanks for the reply,
...Tab control within another tab control
I am creating a form with a tab control containing 10 tabs. and what I
want to do is on only on of the tabs, I want a sub section of tabs.
So what it ends up being is one main tab control with another tab
control embedded into only one of the tab pages. The problem I am
getting is when I insert the sub section tab control into one of the
tabs from the main tab control, the sub section tab control appears in
every tab in the main tab control. Can anyone help? What do I need
to do so it only appears in one tab, not all.
As you found, you cannot place a tab control on one of the pages...Syntax of control on tab controls
I have a form "frmturnover" on which there is asubform "subfrmturnover"
which has three tabcontrols say Page1, Page2 and Page3. There is control
"control2" on Page2 that when its is entered I want to check if it is the
same value as a control "control1" on Page1 and then show a pop up box if
they don't match. I can work out the code for the message box but I'm
getting a little lost on the syntax for referring to the controls on the
pages of the tab control.
I also want to check the value of Control2 on page2 with the vale of
control3 on a page1 o...Refs to controls on tab control
I'm really stumped. I have been able to get all of my references to all my controls with property nodes - even controls inside clusters for all of the controls on a vi front panel. However, when I move these very same controls onto a tab control I can't seem to figure out how to get these same references! I can only get the tab control ref. :smileyindifferent:
BenMessage Edited by Ben on 04-20-2007 05:01 PM
Cotrols on pages.JPG:
http://forums.ni.com/attachments/ni/170/243049/1/Cotrols on pages.JPG
...Can a Combo Box control a Tab Control, like an Enumerated Ring control can
Is there any way to have a Combo Box control a Tab Control. An Enumerated Ring control can if all the names match "Exactly", question is can a Combo Box do the same, especially within an Event Structure?
I haven't been able to figure it out. Enclosed is a test VI that has an enumerated ring example, and a combo box with the same data. Thanks for your help...
Test Tab Control .vi:
http://forums.ni.com/attachments/ni/170/215375/1/Test Tab Control .vi
A tab control can be treated like an enum, so your question comes down to: "Can I map a ...Getting XP look with tabbed dialog control and tab strip control
I know how to use a manifest file to get the XP look for the Windows Common
Controls 6 group of controls but I also have both the tabbed dialog and tab
strip controls in my app and I want those to take on the XP look as well.
Does anyone know how?
Also, while I am able to get the XP look through a manifest file in my app's
folder I should be able to do this without the file having to be in the
app's folder. I've read it has to do with compiling with a resource file
but I don't know how to do that. Can anyone offer any assistance?
...Tab Control and Rectangle Hiding Controls
I'm trying to change the back colour of a tab control in Access 2010 by
using a rectangle.
I've selected the tab control (not an individual page) and pasted the
rectagle (solid with required colour).
I then send the rectangle to the back and then the tab control to the back.
The problem is that most (but not all controls remain hidden) on each tab.
Subform and list boxes are visible, but labels and text boxes aren't.
I've done this before in another application, but can't remember how I did
On Thursday, June 20, 2013 1:57:59 AM UTC-5, Bob Darlington wrote:
> I'm trying to change the back colour of a tab control in Access 2010 by
> using a rectangle.
> I've selected the tab control (not an individual page) and pasted the
> rectagle (solid with required colour).
> I then send the rectangle to the back and then the tab control to the back.
> The problem is that most (but not all controls remain hidden) on each tab.
> Subform and list boxes are visible, but labels and text boxes aren't.
> I've done this before in another application, but can't remember how I did
> Any ideas?
> Bob Darlington
Not sure I understand your issue. Anyway, check in properties and set the background to transparent.
...How can I set the tab order of text box controls on each page of a tab control?
I need to be able to select the tabbing order of individual controls
on a single page of a tabbed control. How??
In LV 6.1 an up you should be ablel to right click on the edge of the
tab control when the tab-page in question is selected.
The bttom selcetion in the pop-up is "Reoder controls in page..."
selecting this option will switch editing modes to allow you to
specify the ored, just like in a cluster.
I seem to remeber in older versions you had to drag the tabable
controls off the tab control, specify the tabbing oder and then drag
them back on. The oldest version I have on ...Maximum Number Of Controls On A Tab Control
Is there a "best practice" maximum number of controls that can be
loaded on to a tab control before things start getting messy and
sluggish? I'm asking for a "best practice" maximum number across all
tabs and not the maximum number that is theoretically possible.
I figure that trying to add lots of controls to lots of tabs must
affect performance at some point.
Any help is appreciated.
> Is there a "best practice" maximum number of controls that can be
> loaded on to a tab control before things start getting messy and
> sluggish? I'm asking for a "best practice" maximum number across all
> tabs and not the maximum number that is theoretically possible.
> I figure that trying to add lots of controls to lots of tabs must
> affect performance at some point.
> Any help is appreciated.
There is a maimum number of controls on a Form. Not sure about a TabControl.
Think of it this way. A TabControl is just a handy way of toggling the
visibility of a bunch of controls all at the same time. It likely has almost no
affect on performance at all. Certainly not any that I have been able to
Rick Brandt, Microsoft Access MVP
Email (as appropriate) to...
RBrandt at Hunter dot com
On 9 Mar 2007 18:35:53 -0800, "Wayne" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In some applications tab controls contain subforms. If things get
sluggish I typically only...how to access database control of many oracle10g database instances on same server
I am on Redhat Linux 9 and using Oracle 10G (10.0.1.3?).
I know how to create a Oracle database instance and use
EM database control to administer the database.
To access database control from a browser, Oracle asks to enter
The URL does not specify the ORACLE_SID.
I however want to create several database instances on the same box.
Will Oracle automatically set up a different port (e.g., 5501) for
All the documentation I have found on Oracle's web site refers to a
single database instance on a server.
Appreciate any pointers.
Thanks a lot,
You need to read about Grid Control. Actually when you create your
database using DBCA, it should ask you whether you want to use Grid
Control or DB Console.
Jining Han wrote:
> You need to read about Grid Control. Actually when you create your
> database using DBCA, it should ask you whether you want to use Grid
> Control or DB Console.
> Jining Han
I hae read about Grid Control, but I think there is still a way to
access many instnaces on the same server using database control.
Of course you can, a DB Console for each database, and you can choose
that as your preferred approach, too. But I really think it's a waste
of resources and a big inconvenience. You are probably better off
with the "tradictional" desktop console.
Just my 2 cents.
<email@example.com> wrote in message
Hello, I am still trying to figure out a method of controlling a discharge valve for compressor testing. The valve is controlled by a slider, but when it hits a certain point of being closed, the compressor surges. At that surge point, I want the user to click a button, and then have the valve slowly open while the data is being sent to a file. This way, the data is recorded and the valve opens to prevent damage to the compressor all at the click of one button. I have the VI up and running, all except for the opening part of the valve. I have included a simple example of where I am going with the valve control. Any advice would be appreciated, for then I can implement that code for the valve opening into the rest of my programming.
...Control visiblilty of a text box on a Tab Control
Hey, thanks for reading my question.
I'm using a combo box to control the visibility of a text box. When I
make a change to the combo box it will set the visible property to
true on a text box. When I had these objects not on the Tab Control
everything worked great. Now with these object on the tab control and
I open the form the vicinity works but when I change the combo box
which set the visibility nothing changes.
What am I missing? Any one got any suggestions.
N. Graves wrote:
> Hey, thanks for reading my question.
> I'm using a combo box to control the visibility of a text box. When I
> make a change to the combo box it will set the visible property to
> true on a text box. When I had these objects not on the Tab Control
> everything worked great. Now with these object on the tab control and
> I open the form the vicinity works but when I change the combo box
> which set the visibility nothing changes.
> What am I missing? Any one got any suggestions.
Is your code behind your combobox still there? When you move an object
(cut and paste) to a tab control the event procedure code is "lost". You
may note that your Event Procedure is not there anymore in your combobox
properties.. but when you click on the build button it will bring up the
code... and upon returning the Event Procedure reappears!
An Access quirk:)
Is it possible that your text box is behind the tab control?
Peter De Bae...tab control strict typedef hides controls
"Has the issue of no typedef tabs been resolved in LV7? I am modifying
a LV61 vi and severely broke the panel trying to convert a tab to a
typedef. I was able to customize, however there was a compile/save
error and all the embedded controls on the tab pages became hidden and
In my disgust, I had deleted all copies of the offending vi. I believe
my problem must have been, primarily, a corrupted compile/save.
...How to control the tab control using event structure?
I am using tab control and event structure in the program.
When i run the application event is not happening for the active page.
When user switches from active page to the other page then event is taking place for all pages
So, how to get the event trigger for the active page when the application is started
For more clarification i am attaching the code "Test Control Tab using Event Structure.vi"
Test Control Tab using Event Structure.vi:
http://forums.ni.com/attachments/ni/170/288159/1/Test Control Tab using Event Structure.vi
You have a basic misunderstanding of dataflow. Maybe you should start with some tutorials or study some of the examples that ship with LabVIEW.
- The event structure belongs inside the while loop, and not vice versa. RIght now, the event structure only runs exactly once and never again.
- If the stop is pressed first, the VI will stop. Game over.
- If the tab control is changed (from any state to any other state!), the inner loop will spin forever as fast as the CPU allows, either executing one or the other case. It just reads the tab terminal to decide which case to execute. Changing tab never triggers any events. The VI is trapped inside the event until stop is pressed to stop the VI.
you were closer to a reasonable program in the other thread:
<a href="http://forums.ni.com/ni/board/message?board.id=170&view=by_date_ascending&message.id=287905"...OT: MS Access runtime wants to control all MS Office charts
Office 97, Access 97, Sagekeys scripts. In addtion of Access 97, my
runtime package is installed too.
This is an old application that has been running since 1998. The
customer is happy with it.
I have a glitch in.... Powerpoint 97.
When an user double-clicks a chart, it starts my Ms Access Runtime
Installer! It will do the same if he right-clicks and uses 'Edit'.
If he selects 'Open', it will do it in a separate windows and it is
Ok. Thius probably comes because MS Chart is shared among office
I would really like to have this problem even if there is a turnaround
and I have the feeling that the solution should be in the registry,
but I can't find where.
Any help appreciated. TIA.
"firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> wrote in
> Office 97, Access 97, Sagekeys scripts. In addtion of Access
> 97, my runtime package is installed too.
> This is an old application that has been running since 1998.
> The customer is happy with it.
> I have a glitch in.... Powerpoint 97.
> When an user double-clicks a chart, it starts my Ms Access
> Runtime Installer! It will do the same if he right-clicks
> and uses 'Edit'. If he selects 'Open', it will do it in a
> separate windows and it is Ok. Thius probably comes because
> MS Chart is shared among office apps.
> I would really like to have thi...Access Controls in Access
How on access can you set access controls to your users?
If they log in with one username and password they can just read
information and if they log in with another username and password they
can read and write?
I have no idea how to do this, is it even possible??
Try playing with the access security tool, you can add users, groups,
passwords, read/write allowances etc. to your database using that.
Its under the 'Tools' menu of Access.
> Try playing with the access security tool, you can add users, groups,
> passwords, read/write allowances etc. to your database using that.
> Its under the 'Tools' menu of Access.
Playing is not the proper word for it. I would never "play" with
installing security without a backup copy of the System.mdw file or a
backup of the application.
You should also recommend the SecFaq when "playing" with security.
Yeah i suppose playing wasn't the correct word for it.
Thanks for both your help. I'll try that.
"Hanny J" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> Thanks for both your help. I'll try that.
Note that a well-versed author and authority, Roger Jenkins, back in the
days of Access 2.0, characterized Access' Security as "labrynthine". It has
not gotten any less complex, and I caution that, while it is "doable&qu...[rfc-dist] RFC 5417 on Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) Access Controller DHCP Option
A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
Title: Control And Provisioning of Wireless
Access Points (CAPWAP) Access Controller DHCP
Author: P. Calhoun
Status: Standards Track
Date: March 2009
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-capwap-dhc-ac-option-02.txt
The Control And Provisioning of Wireless Access Points Protocol
allows a Wireless Termination Point to use DHCP to discover the
Access Controllers to which it is to connect. This document
describes the DHCP options to be used by the CAPWAP Protocol.
This document is a product of the Control And Provisioning of Wireless
Access Points Working Group of the IETF.
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.
This announcement is sent to the IETF-Announce and rfc-dist lists.
To subscribe ...Tab Control Back Style Windows Themed Controls
A2003. I rather like the appearance I get with windows themed controls
turned on, but I'm running into an odd problem with tab controls.
When I set the back style to transparent, it really isn't transparent.
I'm finding instead of one text box or a button that I'd like to have on
the form "shining through" and displaying with all pages, it's as if the
tab control keeps the odd colour background it generates.
I originally developed the current app in question in A2003, but with a
different theme than I have right now on my PC and the colours, such as
the standard system colour -2147483633 for form backgrounds is a nice
In spite of the nice colour, however, instead of one text box that lists
information from another form, I must place one on each of the tab's
pages. Instead of one OK button and one cancel button, I must either
raise the blinking bottom of the tab control or put a copy of the two of
these buttons on each page. It's irritating.
Anyone else run into this and have a solution? TIA
/#) "Burp-beep, burp-beep, burp-beep?" - Quaker Jake
/^^ "Whatcha doin?" - Ditto "TIM-MAY!!" - Me
...How to access only boolean control value that is part of a cluster of controls
I have created a set of boolean controls in a cluster.
Is there a way to access only one of the boolean control (i.e. "stop" button) so that I can change its states in the program, indepent of the rest of the boolean controls in the same cluster?
NewUser2007 wrote:-once I unbundle the boolean clusters and selected the stop boolean, how can I "wire a new value" to it (since it was created as a boolean control).
I never said anything about "unbundle"! There is a 180� difference between "unbundle" and "bundle". :) You only need to unbundle if you want to know the current value, this is not needed if you want to write a new value regardless of what the current value is.
Message Edited by altenbach on 11-29-2007 08:20 AM
...MS Access Stock Control
I am doing a stock list of Printer tonors, with the following tables
Printer_tonor_Stock Tonors Printers
----------------------------- ------------- --------------
RecordID TonorID PrinterID
PrinterID Tonor Printer Name
TonorID Colour Serial Number
Date Stock Model
I have done a form with th Printer_Tonor_Stock Table, basically what I
want is, when I fill out a record (combo box of TonorID), i want a
query (or 2) to say if the Printer_tonor_Stock.tonorID =
Tonors.TonorID, then Tonors.Stock should = Tonors.Stock-1.
How can I put this into a query pleeease Help!! (the results will be
shown at the bottom of the Printer_Tonor_Stock form). Also please
excuse my bad database design as I am just a lowly Helpdesk guy :o(
Thanks in advance
I would change your database design slightly Phreake,
You should not be storing stock as a number. It should be a calculated
Try the following site for example data-models:
They don't have an exact match but any stock control model should suffice.
Failing that try butchering the Tradewinds example database which ships with
"Phreake" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hi Guys,
> I am do...How can I find the coordinates of individual controls inside a custom control?
I have a custom control that contains 44 smaller custom controls.
I can get the coordinates of the 44 embedded custom controls by getting the controls property of the main control, but I cannot find a way of getting the coordinates of the controls inside each of these smaller custom controls.
Is there a way of getting at the coordinates of custom controls that are nested several layers deep?
see the attached example. It searches for all reference, also this ones which are in other controls. After you have all references you can read the position of it. If this not help, please describe in more detail what you want.
Hope it helps.
That was EXACTLY what I was lloking for. Thank you very much.
For future reference and for any LabVIEW users who have older versions here are the Front Panel displays before running the VI along with the Wiring Diagram with each of the four cases for handling the various types of ClassIDs that can contain child controls. X1, X@, Y1, and Y2 are the coordinates of the top left and bottom right corners of each control. These coordinates can then be used to determine which control the mouse is pointing at.
In my own project I did further evaluation to eliminate all parent controls (controls that contain other controls)...