J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Jan 23 13:20:11 CST 2006
> but I get an error for this line:
> send menupick ("Working Guide") to btn "Help"
> and the script error is saying it thinks this is a function call and
> not an attempt to send a msg?
Yes, because it is written like a function call using parentheses:
You need a command statement:
put "Working Guide" into tItem
send "menupick tItem" to btn "help"
And as Klaus notes, use quotes around the statement to send.
One other suggestion: Whenever I have a situation like this where I need
to call menu items from other handlers, I never put the command
statements into the menu button itself. Rather, I write a handler
containing the instructions and then call that handler from both the
menu button and the other places in my scripts. It saves a lot of
debugging, not to mention avoiding the overhead for "send" statements.
In this case, I'd put this into your Help button:
case "Working Guide"
And then put a "showWorkingGuide" handler in the stack script which
could be called from anywhere else.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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