Here are some responses for questions asked in yesterdays webinar-
How to add a group to a group?
There are a few methods that you can use to do this-
1) using relayerGroupControls
Something like the following script will allow you to add two separate layers into the one layer-
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on mouseUp put the layer of group "groupTop" into tWhatLayer set the relayerGroupedControls to true set the layer of group "groupOvals" to tWhatLayer +1 set the relayerGroupedControls to false end mouseUp
2) Using copy
You can also use copy to insert a group into another group. This will leave the original group in place, so you may need to delete this-
copy group "groupOvals” to group "groupTop”
How to automatically reposition controls if one is deleted-
The following script has been taken from the distribution section of the property inspector. I altered it to only work on buttons but you should be able to adjust it for all control.
Simply add this script to a button called “test” and add multiple buttons to your card. Pressing the test button should distribute them evenly
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on mouseUp -- repeating through your card to get long id's of all buttons repeat with x = 1 to the number of buttons of this card -- want to ignore button that triggers the script if the name of button x is "button ""e&"test""e then next repeat end if put the long id of button x & cr after tObjectNames end repeat put the number of lines in tObjectNames into tNumberOfObjects put 0 into tWidth --where the magic happens, and positions the buttons equally accross the cards if tNumberOfObjects < 1 then exit to top repeat with i = 1 to tNumberOfObjects get line i of tObjectNames add the width of it to tWidth end repeat get line 1 of tObjectNames put word 5 to (the number of words in it) of it into tCardName put the width of tCardName into tCardWidth put (tCardWidth - tWidth) / (tNumberOfObjects + 1) into tPerSpace put tPerSpace into tOffset repeat with i = 1 to tNumberOfObjects get line i of tObjectNames set the left of it to round(tOffset) add the width of it + tPerSpace to tOffset end repeat end mouseUp
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