Number of Tabs in Balsamiq Desktop are limited to 5

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Wanted to create a screen with 6 tabs, noticed that when they were left aligned only 5 tabs were displayed. But if I right aligned the tabs it worked fine.

robert.wallerblad

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Posted 2 years ago

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Giacomo 'Peldi' Guilizzoni, Official Rep

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Hi Robert, we only show the tabs that fit in the space provided. Maybe widening the tab control will make the 6th tab appear?

robert.wallerblad

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I don't thing that space is the answer ....



Giacomo 'Peldi' Guilizzoni, Official Rep

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LOL, ok I see now. We'll take a look! :)

Andi

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I run into a similar problem, but I can only see 4 tabs, if aligned right.

Edit: it looks like n-1 tabs are visible, if more then 4 tabs are displayed?

Steve Finegan

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Hi,

I am having the same issue with the attached tabs icon. I need to add more than the provided four tabs.

Ben Norris, Official Rep

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Andi and Steve, yikes! Thanks for your help in identifying this further. We are working on it and will update you soon. Hang in there!

Florian Brauer, EMPLOYEE

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Hello evrybody,

Well the padding of the tabs were not taken into account. Which lead to bit jumpy tabs because it depended on the text width only.

It is fixed in the prerelease which you can get here:
http://www.balsamiq.com/products/mock...

If you do not have too many tabs the gab between the furthest right tab and the control border will always be the same.

Greetings Florian

Giacomo 'Peldi' Guilizzoni, Official Rep

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robert.wallerblad

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Hi,

I actually stumbled up this behavior today when working in myBalsamiq - all tabs are not shown when they are right aligned :( ... so I assume that it should be reopened at least for myBalsamiq

Ben Norris, Official Rep

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Robert, thanks for catching that. I see the same thing. I am filing another bug to make sure that we get this taken care of soon.

Florian Brauer, EMPLOYEE

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Now myBalsamiq is also fixed!