menu item issue's

Thierry Arbellot thierry.arbellot at
Thu Dec 25 05:47:25 EST 2003

Hi John,

On Wednesday, Dec 24, 2003, at 21:44 Europe/Paris, Ironmaan at 

> Hi all,
> Can you use spaces and or /'s within the menuItems of a pulldown menu? 
> When
> these are used, the menuItem that was selected gets chopped in half. 
> For
> instance, using a space within the item
>  "Some thing", when the item is selected it only returns "Some".

I use spaces in menuItems and never faced any problem.
The message menuPick chosenItem provides the full text of the selected 
menu item, including all words and spaces.

> Also, when setting the text of a pulldown using a "/" within an item,
> anything after the / does not show up in the item when the menu is 
> pulled.

/ is reserved for the keyboard shortcut.
To be shown in a menu, it must be doubled //

> John


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