Dropped Menu Bar

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at Cox.Net
Fri Mar 30 10:02:00 CDT 2007


Hi Me! Well that wasn't very productive. I'm not even sure what the  
value of having the Application browser may be, since it appears all  
we can do is "kind of" look at some stuff. Even if I was able to find  
what I thought might be what I was looking for, and copied it using  
the contextual menu; what would I be able to paste it into.

What ever? Just talking to myself!

Joe Wilkins

On Mar 30, 2007, at 7:32 AM, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:

> Thanks, Jan. I was afraid of that. Though my backup is several days  
> old, would it be possible to copy and paste from the old to the  
> new? Say, open the old one, go into the application browser. find  
> the group, copy it, open the new one and do the same to paste it  
> there? The one thing that has crossed my mind, is something I said  
> from a like circumstance in my Macinstrut.com articles on  
> Revolution: sometimes these things happen for the best, in that the  
> next time we do them we have learned  from our previous mistakes  
> and it is better done in the end. Something good from something  
> bad. Sigh! AND, more frequesnt backups as well.
>
> Joe Wilkins
>
> On Mar 30, 2007, at 2:24 AM, Jan Schenkel wrote:
>
>> --- Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo at Cox.Net> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Well, it took me a few weeks, but I finally managed
>>> to get RR to do
>>> something truly awful! I just lost the entire Menu
>>> Bar for my main
>>> stack. When I select the Build Menu tool, it no
>>> longer lists the Menu
>>> Bar I've been developing. Any ideas as to how I can
>>> recover it? I
>>> hate the thought of building it all over again.
>>>
>>> I may have a fairly recent back up, but not as
>>> recent as I would
>>> like, from which I could copy something if I knew
>>> what to copy.
>>>
>>> TIA,
>>>
>>> Joe Wilkins
>>>
>>
>> Hi Joe,
>>
>> Menubars are actually implemented as groups of
>> pulldown menu buttons. The advantage of this approach
>> is that you can more easily 'skin' the appearance of
>> your application. However, this approach makes it a
>> little easier to delete by accident if you don't
>> realize it's sitting there along with your other
>> groups - especially if you like to nest groups and mix
>> in backgroundbehavior.
>> As there's only single-level undo, and deleting a
>> group from the application browser appears to be an
>> action that can't be undone, you'll have to bring it
>> back to life from a backup, I'm afraid.
>>
>> Jan Schenkel.
>>
>> Quartam Reports for Revolution
>> <http://www.quartam.com>
>>
>> =====
>> "As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same  
>> time."  (La Rochefoucauld)
>>
>>
>>
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