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icon5.gif  What's different between FIND_CANVAS and FIND_VIEW ? [message #404601] Fri, 22 May 2009 07:42 Go to next message
Hany Freedom
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I can't find specific different between FIND_CANVAS and FIND_VIEW !!!!

in Online Help :-


Quote:
FIND_CANVAS Built-in

Description

Searches the list of canvases and returns a canvas ID when it finds a valid canvas with the given name. You must define an appropriately typed variable to accept the return value. Define the variable with a type of Canvas.


FIND_VIEW Built-in

Description

Searches the list of canvases and returns a view ID when it finds a valid canvas with the given name. You must define an appropriately typed variable to accept the return value. Define the variable with a type of ViewPort.



What he mean by "canvas ID" and "view ID" ...... what's different between them ????
Re: What's different between FIND_CANVAS and FIND_VIEW ? [message #406253 is a reply to message #404601] Wed, 03 June 2009 01:11 Go to previous message
djmartin
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A canvas is a canvas and on it is a view or views. You can hide and show a view but you can't do the same for a canvas.

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