So many ways in XTalks (was: Re: Contextual Menus)
kray at sonsothunder.com
Thu Jul 24 11:26:54 CDT 2008
> Rev allows many ways to script:
> Here is the same as the above using a function.
> What is interesting is that a function returns a value immediately
> when a condition matches and avoids using nested conditional
> structures or long statements with and/or.
> on mouseDown pButton
> if PopupAllowed(pButton) then popup btn "contextualMenu" --
> end mouseDown
> function PopupAllowed pButton
> if pButton <> 3 then return false
> if word 1 of the target <> "field" then return false
> if the lockText of the target then return false
> return true
> end PopupAllowed
I would also put this in a frontScript instead of a card/stack script in the
event you need to use the mouseDown in a field for other reasons. The only
real difference is to add the "pass mouseDown":
on mouseDown pButton
if PopupAllowed(pButton) then popup btn "contextualMenu"
else pass mouseDown
This way, if the user right-clicks/Control-clicks, the popup menu displays,
otherwise the target field gets the mouseDown message that it can do with as
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