Plus sign in menu

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Tue Dec 22 17:06:35 EST 2009

On Dec 22, 2009, at 1:33 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> Devin Asay wrote:
>> I'm building an app in which I want to use this same approach, but  
>> if I
>> set the shortcut key to Cmd and plus sign, the plus sign shows up  
>> in the
>> menu alright, but I have to use Cmd-Shift-plus key to activate it.  
>> If I
>> change the shortcut to Cmd and equal sign, the shortcut works the  
>> way I
>> want, but the equal sign appears in the menu, not the plus sign.  
>> Anyone
>> know how to trick the Rev menu routines so that a Cmd-equal appears  
>> as a
>> Cmd-plus in the menu?
> Maybe the new menu tagging option would work. See "menu-item  
> tagging" in
> the engine change log. I think you could use a hyphen as the tag and  
> the
> plus as the accelerator:

Good suggestion, Jacque, but that didn't do it. Adding a tag just  
makes it so the menuPick message sends the tag as the parameter rather  
than the text of the menu item.

I'm thinking about a workaround now where I use Cmd = as the  
accelerator, but handler Cmd + in a separate handler.


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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