popup of menu (functionality not correct implemented...)

David Burgun dburgun at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Nov 1 11:06:51 EST 2005


Hi,

All you have to do is this:

function GetMenuItem theMenuItemName
put lineOffset(theMenuItemName,the text of button "popUp") into my myMenuItem
return myMenuItem



Then use it like this:

set the menuHistory of button "popUp" to GetMenuItem("TheMenuString")

All the Best
Dave


>Scott,
>
>MenuHistory is indeed is the function I need, but this doesn't work 
>for buttons of type "popup".
>Furthermore it is very strange that you would have to supply a 
>number instead of the text selected...
>I'm displaying data from a database, when a user clicks on a record 
>he gets the data displayed and some of the data can be changed using 
>pop-up menu's. So when a user clicks, I would first have to find the 
>item in the list and set the menuhistory every time the user selects 
>another record... Would be much easier when I could popup the menu 
>with the text in a field...
>
>If it would work for a regular pop-up menu :-(
>
>Thanks anyway,
>
>
>Ton Kuypers
>Digital Media Partners bvba
>Tel. +32 (0)477 / 739 530
>Fax +32 (0)14 / 71 03 04
>http://www.dmp-int.com
>
>
>
>On 1-nov-05, at 15:57, Scott Rossi wrote:
>
>>Recently, Ton Kuypers  wrote:
>>
>>>In the "old days", when I didn't know better, I was using SuperCard.
>>>I seem to recall there was a possibility to popup menu's with a basic
>>>value...
>>>What I mean is the user selected item 27 from a menu and the next
>>>time he opened the menu, the menu showed item 27 of the menu at the
>>>mouseposition.
>>>
>>>I think the command was popup menu "XXX" at the topleft of me with
>>>fld "menuresult" (or something like that...)
>>>
>>>In Revolution this works for a button of type "Option" but I need to
>>>use a regular pop-up button.
>>>
>>>Anybody any suggestions?
>>>
>>
>>If I understand what you're asking, I believe you want the menuHistory
>>property.
>>
>>Regards,
>>
>>Scott Rossi
>>Creative Director
>>Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
>>-----
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>>W: http://www.tactilemedia.com
>>
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