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App Designer Reflow of Items within Tabs

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I have a tab group that is my highest level of organization in my app. Within each tab, I have a series of panels that I would like to reflow when the app is resized. Right now they don't, because they are in a tab group. Is is possible to get the panels within a tab group to reflow as panels do when not in a tab group? I have pasted a shot of my app. The tab group is evident, and I have highlighted the two panels I want to reflow.
Thanks in advance.

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Rajani Mishra
Rajani Mishra on 21 Aug 2019
Reflow is possible if an app is built using the reflow template. Currently app designer does not provide panels within a tab group as a starting template. Currently app designer offers either two or three panels as a starting template.
You can start with the template currently available and design accordingly.

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Melissa Williams
Melissa Williams on 1 Oct 2019
You can implement the reflow yourself by adding a 1 row, 2 column grid to the tabs and adding your panels to each grid cell. This is how the reflow is implemented in the 2 and 3 panel apps. If you take a look at the generated code for a 2 panel reflowing app and look at the updateAppLayout function, you will see the logic behind it.
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Melissa Williams
Melissa Williams on 16 Apr 2020
  1. Drag a grid into the tab
  2. Set it to be 1 row, 2 columns (this will give you two boxes side by side)
  3. Add a panel to each grid cell (name the right panel RighPanel for code to work)
  4. Layout the components you want in each side.
  5. Add a sizeChangeFcn callback to your UIFigure
  6. Inside the callback add code like this
currentFigureWidth = app.UIFigure.Position(3);
if(currentFigureWidth <= 576) %<--update this to the width you want to reflow
% Change to a 2x1 grid
app.GridLayout.RowHeight = {480, 480}; %<--update this to be the height of figure when app starts
app.GridLayout.ColumnWidth = {'1x'};
app.RightPanel.Layout.Row = 2;
app.RightPanel.Layout.Column = 1;
else
% Change to a 1x2 grid
app.GridLayout.RowHeight = {'1x'};
app.GridLayout.ColumnWidth = {220, '1x'}; %<--update this to width of left side when app starts
app.RightPanel.Layout.Row = 1;
app.RightPanel.Layout.Column = 2;
end

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