GuiSetSelectedTab

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This function is used to change the currently selected tab in a tab panel.

Syntax

bool guiSetSelectedTab ( element tabPanel, element theTab )

Required Arguments

  • tabPanel: The tab panel which current tab you want to change.
  • theTab: The tab which will be the new active tab.

Returns

Returns true if the selected tab was changed to a new one successfully, false otherwise.

Example

This example changes the selected tab to the next available tab.

local tabPanel = guiCreateTabPanel ( 0, 0.1, 1, 1, true) --create a tab panel which fills the whole window
local tab1 = guiCreateTab("Welcome",tabPanel) --create a tab for the tab panel above
local tab2 = guiCreateTab("Info",tabPanel)--create another tab for the tab panel at the top

function check()
   if(guiGetSelectedTab(tabPanel)==tab1)then --Check what tab is currently shown
      guiSetSelectedTab(tabPanel,tab2) --if the "Welcome" tab is selected, change it to tab2("Info" tab)
   else
      guiSetSelectedTab(tabPanel,tab1) --if the "Info" tab is selected, change it to tab1("Welcome" tab)
   end
end

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