Create a button/indicator on faceplate to open another faceplate
I am trying to create a button on a faceplate that can search the control structure to open another faceplate of a different object in the control structure. I am looking to object type this functionality for all instances of the object type.
While this is easy to do from a faceplate element or graphic element using Late binding functions, I'm not sure the best way to do this for the button to invoke the action on the faceplate button/indicator bar.
> "this is easy to do from a faceplate element or graphic element using Late binding functions" - Yes
> "button to invoke the action on the faceplate button/indicator bar." - You can't
Be VERY careful using late binding. Late binding is slow and makes a noticable delay in opening graphics. The more late binding you have, the longer it takes to open a graphic. Test this carefully to ensure you dont have a significant performance impact.
You will find this much easier if the "sub" faceplates you want to open are properly ordered to be children of the main parent faceplate. In this case you may no need late binding at all. Use Composite Object Types to achieve this functionality.