[Bugs?] Parenthesis, MacOS X and option menu

Kevin Miller kevin at runrev.com
Thu Jan 24 17:07:28 EST 2002


On 23/1/02 6:52 pm, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:

> It's not a bug, it's the way the Macintosh menu manager works. Certain
> symbols tell the Mac to display a menu item a certain way. A right
> parentheses tells the menu manager to disable the menu item.
> 
> You can either use square brackets to get around the problem, or you can
> double the symbol to tell Revolution to use the parentheses anyway:
> "))". The same applies to slashes in menus; double them: "//". Some
> other symbols need the same thing as well.

And changes to allow you to display ( in the Mac menus are planned in the
future but won't make 1.1.1...

Kevin

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