Setting MenuButton on openCard
kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Aug 7 12:10:45 EDT 2007
On Tue, 7 Aug 2007 11:58:07 -0400, Mikey wrote:
> on openCard
> set the menuHistory of button "menu" to the number of this card
> end openCard
> However, when I either send openCard or navigate, nothing happens
> visually, i.e. the option menu doesn't change its label, UNTIL I
> manually change it once by clicking on it. Then it works as expected.
> BEFORE manually changing it, the menuHistory and the label are what I
> would expect them to be, but the display is improper.
The problem is that you are just changing the menuHistory, which
identifies the index number of the item that should be highlighted when
the men pops up. You actually need to change the label too in order to
get the text you want, especially if the menuHistory is already
correct. And if you have code that would be triggered in the menu
button that you don't want to trigger on openCard, here's how I do it:
set the label of button "menu" to (the short name of this card)
set the menuHistory of button "menu" to the number of this card
Oh, and you should probably do it on "preOpenCard" instead of
"openCard", otherwise the user will see the menu shift (unless that's
what you want to show).
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