Menu option on Mac
andres at bakno.com
Tue Dec 11 15:48:26 EST 2007
It worked perfectly!!! : )
On Dec 11, 2007, at 3:22 PM, Devin Asay wrote:
> On Dec 11, 2007, at 9:49 AM, Andres Martinez wrote:
>> The simple applications that we develop do not use Menubars.
>> However, the default Menubar created by Revolution on the stand
>> alone for Mac includes the "About..." option as the first one, and
>> I would like to do something when the user select that option.
>> I have seen some Revolution applications doing this. How can I do it?
> In order to make the About... option in the default standalone menu
> work on a Mac, you'll have to create at least a minimal menu. The
> easiest way to do this is to open Tools > Menu Builder. Create a new
> menu and give it a name, say "myMenu". Then delete the File and Edit
> menus. In the remaining "Help" menu, delete the first item, "Help",
> leaving only a "-" and the "About" item on the next line. Then close
> the Menu Builder. Hide the new group. In the group script create a
> menuPick handler like this:
> on menuPick what
> switch what
> case "About"
> -- display the about box here
> end switch
> end menuPick
> In an openStack or preOpenStack handler make this group the menubar
> on openstack
> set the menubar of this stack to "myMenu"
> end openstack
> Now when you create a standalone from the stack the about menu will
> function. You don't have to worry about the Quit option because the
> OS handles that.
> Others may have different ideas about how to do this, but this will
> Devin Asay
> Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
> Brigham Young University
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