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

David Burgun dburgun at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Nov 1 12:03:56 EST 2005


Have you tried:

select line GetMeniItem("theMenuString") of me

This may work.
All the Best
Dave

>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
>>>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
>>>>-----
>>>>E: scott at tactilemedia.com
>>>>W: http://www.tactilemedia.com
>>>>
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