Menu bars on main stack and different menus on substacks

Joe Lewis Wilkins pepetoo at cox.net
Mon Dec 8 12:28:55 EST 2008


Well, you wouldn't need more than one pop-up menu on each stack unless  
you wanted to, since a single menu could have a whole bunch of  
different items in it. You might want to group them by type, however,  
and have several if you need them.

Joe Wilkins

On Dec 8, 2008, at 8:38 AM, william humphrey wrote:

> 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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