stack menu

Peter Brigham MD pmbrig at
Mon Feb 15 18:53:35 EST 2010

Five votes from me.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at

On Feb 15, 2010, at 5:04 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Peter Brigham MD wrote:
>> This is the first time I've really tried to use stack menus. I'm
>> building a stack menu during the course of user operations in a stack
>> -- it's a menu of recent images accessed, with thumbnails and stored
>> data associated with them. I've assigned a menustack as the menuName
>> of a pulldown menu button, and all the scripts for handling user  
>> input
>> are in the menustack stack script. I resize the menustack every  
>> time I
>> add a "menuitem" (actually a group consisting of a thumbnail and a
>> field) or choose an item from the menu (it deletes more recent
>> menuitems, as a "recent" menu should).
>> Things are working fine, but a problem arises when the menustack gets
>> too tall. Clicking on the pulldown menu button pops up the menu, but
>> the bottom of it is chopped off, as it would descend below the
>> screenrect.
> See:
> <>
> It would be great to see this fixed.  There's a lot of power in  
> using stacks as menus for galleries and such, but precious few  
> people using them (only two of us have voted for #6072 thus far).

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