Switching Menu Bars
janschenkel at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 30 06:43:01 EST 2002
--- Graham Samuel <livfoss at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Looking at the documentation about menus, I don't
> see (could have
> missed it) a recommendation/ technique for switching
> menu bars in a
> single stack, i.e. replacing one menu bar with
> another (after some
> change of state in the app - this can be more
> convenient than
> fiddling with individual buttons and items when a
> lot of stuff
> changes simultaneously). My only guesses are:
> 1. That I should change the menuMode property of
> each button in the
> old menu and in the new one; or
> 2. I should do something (what?) with the properties
> of the two
> groups representing the two menu bars, so as to
> effect a swap between
> I'd be grateful for any guidance.
> Compliments of the season to all - I'm glad this is
> such an active list!
It is possible to switch between menubars as a whole.
Define two menubars "menubar1" and "menubar2" using
the menu manager, and then switch:
- Under Windows/Unix:
hide group "menubar1"
show group "menubar2"
- Under MacOS:
set the menubar of stack "foobar" to "menubar2"
Hope this helped,
"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time." (La Rochefoucauld)
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