rcozens at pon.net
Thu Dec 8 10:42:25 EST 2005
>Can menuitems be addressed by name rather than number? I don't always have
>the items in the same position.
Rev Dictionary (disable menu command) does not show menuItem name as
an option; but you could--
get the text of button id 12345 -- or button "File", if you must
put offset(menuItemName,it) into itemOffset
if char (itemOffset-1) of it = "(" then exit handlerName
put "(" before char itemOffset of it
set the text of button id 12345 to it
to disable and reverse logic to enable.
I avoid addressing even menus by name, because the same menu button
may have a different name in each language my application supportins.
Addressing menus as button text has two things going for it;
1. It seems to work more reliably than "disable menuItem y of menu x"
2. It is the only way to manipulate menus in in preOpenStack logic:
the stack menu gets set somewhere between preOpenStack and openStack.
Rob Cozens CCW
Serendipity Software Company
"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."
from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)
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