ANN: PopUp Menu with Key-Combination Shortcuts

Roger Guay irog at mac.com
Thu Apr 22 13:58:13 CDT 2010


Thanks very much, I'll change it! Forgive me for asking, but should we refer to you as TheSlug?

Cheers,
Roger Guay

On Apr 22, 2010, at 1:01 AM, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:

> Hi Roger,
> 
> Interesting demo, thanks for sharing ;)
> 
> Instead of the repeat loop to look for the correct item:
> 
> on controlKeyDown theKey
>   set itemdelimiter to tab
> 
> repeat for the number of lines of btn "popupMenu" -- Menu items are
> the "lines" of the Popup btn
>   add 1 to theNum
>   if last char of line theNum of btn "popupMenu" = theKey then \
>   put item 1 of line theNum of btn "PopupMenu"  into fld "Rfld"
> end repeat
> 
>   pass controlKeyDown
> end controlKeyDown
> 
> 
> You may use the lineOffset function like this:
> 
> get lineOffset("ctrl+" & theKey,btn "popupMenu")
> if (it is 0) then
>      put "Nothing" into fld "Rfld"
> else
>      put item 1 of line it of btn "PopupMenu"  into fld "Rfld"
> end if
> 
> Just a suggestion to facilitate the work of Revolution ;)
> 
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> -Zryip TheSlug- wish you the best! 8)
> http://www.aslugontheroad.co.cc




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