Buttons within the Tab Control on Topic Pages in Master Page version 2.2.1 are Not Selectable

July 27, 2016

When set to level 4 and grid layout in Master Page the buttons within the tab control on Topic Pages are not selectable with Access Methods other than Simple Touch.

The problem:

  1. Restore Master Page pageset
  2. Run through setup choosing Level 4
  3. Set Page Layout to Grid
  4. Select Dashboard>Levels>Topics>Select Topics from Library
  5. Add a few Topics and select X
  6. Select Save
  7. Select Apply
  8. Open Settings>Access Method
  9. Set to Touch Enter, Select Done and then Back
  10. Select a Topic button to open that Topic
  11. Select a button in the tab
  12. Notice nothing happens
  13. Try to modify one of the buttons
  14. Notice you are given properties for the page
The fix:
  1. Open a Topic
  2. Open Settings
  3. Select Editor
  4. If prompted to confirm because Access Method cannot be sued in Editor select Yes
  5. Select File
  6. Select Macros
  7. Scroll down and select InitilizeTopicPage()
  8. Scroll down to the bottom of the list of actions and select the last action
  9. In the Action search box type if
  10. Select IF condition
  11. When prompted to Enter expression for:condition type level = 4
  12. Select the green checkmark
  13. In the action search box type height
  14. Select SetHeight(Object,Value)
  15. In the screen Object picker choose the object labeled tabView
  16. Choose Select
  17. When prompted to enter Expression for:value type 597
  18. Select the green checkmark
  19. In the Action search box type end
  20. Select End
  21. Scroll to the bottom of the lists of actions
  22. Verify the actions added appear below and are at the end of the action list

      23. Select Done
      24. Select Back
      25. Select Exit

     Once these steps are completed the buttons on the Topic Pages will become selectable