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

David Burgun dburgun at dsl.pipex.com
Tue Nov 1 12:25:37 EST 2005

Just one more!

Try this:

       select line fGetMenuItem(fld "TestField") of the text of me

About 1000 to 1 odds on it working tho!

All the Best

>Unless I misunderstood what you ment, it doesn't work...
>I have a button on the card of type "pop up" named "TestMenu"
>This button has got 10 lines of text, which creates a menu of 10 items.
>I have one field on the card named "Test"
>The button contains the following code:
>     on mouseDown
>       select line fGetMenuItem(fld "TestField") of me
>     end mouseDown
>     ON menupick vChoice
>       put vChoice into fld "TestField"
>       set the menuHistory of me to fGetMenuItem(fld "TestField")
>     END menupick
>     FUNCTION fGetMenuItem vMenuItemName
>       put the text of button "TestMenu" into vMenuText
>       put lineOffset(vMenuItemName,vMenuText) into vMenuItem
>       return vMenuItem
>     END fGetMenuItem
>and the result: The menu just pops up with item 1 underneath the cursor :-(
>Any more suggestions?
>On 1-nov-05, at 18:03, David Burgun wrote:
>Have you tried:
>select line GetMeniItem("theMenuString") of me
>This may work.
>All the Best
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