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Old February 11th, 2016, 02:39 PM
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Default Tiling FPRepeatableComponent Horizontally

Is there an easy way to get multiple FPRepeatableComponent templates to tile horizontally instead of vertically?
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Old February 11th, 2016, 02:51 PM
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Default Re: Tiling FPRepeatableComponent Horizontally

Not currently, no. But there are other ways to lay things out that might be able to give you the results you want, such as using multiple columns or frames side-by-side. Can you post a picture of what you're trying to do?
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OK. Thanks for confirming I wasn't missing something obvious.

I'm trying to output a variable number of image thumbnails as a grid, working from left to right and then down. A set of templates tiling horizontally, wrapping when the frame filled up would have been really easy, but it looks like I'll be using a <table> approach instead.

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I'm trying to output a variable number of image thumbnails as a grid, working from left to right and then down.
If they're just images, then you don't need repeatable components; you can just use inline graphics, which are actually easier. Those set horizontally along the text baseline (as their name "inline" suggests). You can control the width and height of the inline graphics with attributes of the <graphic> tag. Please refer to the section "Graphic Tag Inside Story Tag" in the FusionPro Tags Reference Guide.
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A set of templates tiling horizontally, wrapping when the frame filled up would have been really easy, but it looks like I'll be using a <table> approach instead
A table will work too, but you still need to use inline graphics. You can just use tabs (<t> tags) to set horizontal spacing instead of a table.
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