Re: [nbos] [FM] FM8 layer dialog?
"Joe Frazier, Jr"
Wed Apr 4th, 2007
NBOS Support wrote:

> >Sooo.. First question is when is FM8 going to be out, cause the new
> >features seem awesome on the surface.
> Well, its already in beta. To be on the safe side I'll say sometime
> before the end of May, give/take a few weeks in either direction.
> >Second question, after creating a submap using this new feature, how to
> >make a link to it? From my understanding of the help, you can only
> >associate a link to an object, so how to set it to a "region" of
> >area? Would you have to create a box, make the background clear, and
> I would just do that - make a box and have that be the link. Put all
> the boxes on their own layer so you can hide/show them as needed.
> You could also make the box into a symbol with, say, a map # in the
> top corner of the box like in a road atlas. A really enterprising
> plugin writer could probably make a custom tool based on a rectangle
> that automatically creates the submap from the selected region and
> assigns the link.

I assume from the last sentence that the Goblin API will have a new
method to use the program the "save selected area as submap" feature?

> Ed
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