pull-down menu not working in standalone for windows

Howard Bornstein bornstein at designeq.com
Tue Aug 13 13:34:01 EDT 2002


>I've set the "menuMouseButton" property (which can be accessed via the 
>Properties dialog, last tab) to zero, but it still doesn't work in 
>Windows.  It's as if the popup menu doesn't know the mouse loc -- there is 
>no response to hover or click.


Doug, 

This is a long shot, but I beat my head against a wall for about 3 days 
with a similar problem. The answer was oblique and may not apply but I 
thought I'd mention it.

In my coding, I was using the Hypercard version of "not equals". This is 
produced by typing the equals key while holding down the option key (it 
displays an equals sign with a line through it). Unfortunately, Windows 
chokes on this and acts in strange ways (often by doing nothing). When I 
finally figured this out and substituted the "< >" version of "not 
equals" everything worked properly.

It's a long shot but check to see if you're using this construct in your 
code.

Regards,

Howard Bornstein
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