GuiCreateTab

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This function creates a tab on a pre-existing tab panel. A tab is a button as well as a 'dimension' that can be used to switch between information by clicking on the tabs. Tabs are sorted on a tab panel in the order that they are created.

Syntax

element guiCreateTab ( string text, element parent )

Required Arguments

Example GUI tab panel with two tabs.
  • text: The caption for the tab
  • parent: The parent tab panel, as a tab panel element type

Returns

Returns a tab element if successful, false otherwise.

Example

This example creates a information window and adds two tabs to a "tabPanel" tabpanel, and adds some other gui elements to it.

local myWindow = guiCreateWindow ( 0, 0, 0.5, 0.4, "Information", true )--create a window which has "Information" in the title bar.
local tabPanel = guiCreateTabPanel ( 0, 0.1, 1, 1, true, myWindow ) --create a tab panel which fills the whole window
local tabMap = guiCreateTab( "Map Information", tabPanel ) -- create a tab named "Map Information" on 'tabPanel'
local tabHelp = guiCreateTab( "Help", tabPanel ) -- create another tab named "Help" on 'tabPanel'

-- adds a label (text) to each tab
guiCreateLabel(0.02,0.04,0.94,0.2,"This is information about the current map",true,tabMap)
guiCreateLabel(0.02,0.04,0.94,0.92,"This is help text.",true,tabHelp)

See Also

General functions

Browsers

Buttons

Checkboxes

Comboboxes

Edit Fields

Gridlists

Memos

Progressbars

Radio Buttons

Scrollbars

Scrollpanes

Static Images

Tab Panels

Tabs

Text Labels

Windows

GUI events