Menu bars on main stack and different menus on substacks

william humphrey shoreagent at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 11:38:53 EST 2008


OK - so you just put a row of pop-ups on each substack as you need menus?
Sounds good. I think I might combine that with the main menu though and see
what happens.

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo at cox.net> wrote:

> Actually Will, as I think I mentioned someplace on the list fairly
> recently, I've recently come to the conclusion that, due to the larger
> screens many of us have these days, placing the Menus at the top of the
> application's window on both Mac and Windows apps seems to be a good idea.
> Also, instead of the usual microscopic menu text I've used some larger font
> sizes to mitigate my own failing eyesight. Like 18 pt. Arial. Looks real
> good.
>
> Joe Wilkins
>
>
> On Dec 8, 2008, at 6:41 AM, william humphrey wrote:
>
>  Seems to me in windows a  whole row of new menu choices is added
>> underneath
>> the main menu choices so maybe there is someway to implement something
>> like
>> that.
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:39 AM, william humphrey <shoreagent at gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>>
>>  I would consider anything. Do you think that would look ok on Windows? I
>>> haven't tried looking at anything on windows yet...
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Joe Lewis Wilkins <pepetoo at cox.net
>>> >wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hi Will,
>>>>
>>>> Have you considered using pop-up menus on the sub-stacks?
>>>>
>>>> Just a thought.
>>>>
>>>> Joe Wilkins
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Dec 8, 2008, at 6:20 AM, william humphrey wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Menubars on main stack and substack
>>>>
>>>>> Hi
>>>>>
>>>>> I know what happens with a menu on the mainstack and none on any of the
>>>>> substacks but I was wondering how to implement a menu that changes
>>>>> depending
>>>>> on what stack is opened. If you put a different menubar in a substack
>>>>> does
>>>>> it happen automatically? Can you put just one menu item in the substack
>>>>> and
>>>>> get it to add that item to the main menu when that substack is open and
>>>>> then
>>>>> when you go to a different substack a different item is added?
>>>>>
>>>>>  _______________________________________________
>>>>
>>>>
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