How Does One Display A Leadind "-" In A PopUp Menu?

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Wed Dec 3 12:04:20 CST 2003


>>Can someone explain to me WHY Revolution chooses to ignore a line I 
>>placed in a popUp menu?  It's there because I want it there; so 
>>where does the engine get off ignoring my wishes?
>
>Probably because a hyphen is the symbol for a menu divider. Using it 
>in a line of text is apt to confuse the engine.

That was my presumption too, Jacque; but more along the lines of 
avoiding "-" being sent as an argument to menuPick.

But I'm not asking "-" to be sent, I want "-09" & "---".  And if I 
had some arcane interface where I wanted "-" as a menuPick, why 
shouldn't I be able to have it?...and if there is a good reason why I 
can't have "-", why should that lock me out of ALL strings beginning 
with "-"?

Please, Run Rev Team, don't protect me from myself to the extent you 
take away my options...especially when, AFAICS, there is nothing 
worth protecting me from here.
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Rob Cozens
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