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

Ton Kuypers tkuypers at pandora.be
Tue Nov 1 11:42:48 EST 2005


Dave,

That is something I already implemented, right after Scott Rossi's  
suggestion...

But the problem is that menuHistory doesn't work for buttons with the  
menu type "Pop Up" :-((

Ton



On 1-nov-05, at 17:06, David Burgun wrote:

> 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
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>>
>>
>> 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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