strange menu behavior
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Mar 2 14:46:04 CST 2006
Chris Sheffield wrote:
> Hi Jacque,
> Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately the menu group of both
> stacks does have the backgroundBehavior set to true.
So much for that theory.
> I've done a little more investigating and this is what I've found.
> When the second stack first opens, it is not even getting set as the
> topStack or the defaultStack. So unfortunately your workaround doesn't
> even work. I've even tried setting it to the defaultStack explicitly
> without success. I've found that once I click on my File menu (just to
> activate the menu, but not actually click Quit) then the topStack and
> defaultStack are set correctly, which would explain why ctrl-Q works at
> this point. So there is definitely something strange going on. This
> behavior occurs both in the Rev IDE and in a built standalone.
> Can you, or anyone else for that matter, think of any reason why
> topStack and defaultStack would not get set correctly? What's strange
> is I have another stack that opens the same way and it works just
> fine. I've compared the properties between the two stacks, their menu
> groups, and even the File button within their menu groups to see if
> anything is different. Everything is the same other than things like
> the layers of the objects.
> Any other ideas? This one has me stumped, but I figure it's got to be
> something I've done because the other stack does work like I said.
Some things to check: Is the misbehaving stack opened as modeless or any
mode other than toplevel? That could affect the message hierarchy. Are
there any "go" commands in your scripts issued after the stack opens?
That could change the topstack. Did you try setting the topstack rather
than the defaultstack ("toplevel 'mystack'")?
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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