This document describes the use and construction of Tab Page dialog items. Included is a complete description of the MDL resources provided, the use of tab pages, and several programming examples. With this information, the knowledgeable user should be able to create customized interfaces to expand the capabilities of MicroStation products. The tab page item and tab page list item have been implemented in MicroStation SE.
The tab page item is used to create dividers much like those in a notebook or the labels in a file cabinet. By using a tab page item, several pages for an application can be defined and displayed multiple in the same area of a dialog box. Each page consists of a set of information or a group of items that the application displays when the user selects the corresponding tab. This item is comprised of two different resources: