stack menu

Peter Brigham MD pmbrig at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 18:56:45 EST 2010


I'm still wondering how a frontscript would work, as suggested by Mark  
Schonewille. I hate to get into the complexities of a scrolling group  
if I don't have to.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at gmail.com
http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig

On Feb 15, 2010, at 6:04 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:

> Peter Brigham MD wrote:
>
>> 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. I tried putting a rawkeydown handler in the  
>> menustack to handle scrolling, and this works fine if I open the  
>> menustack as toplevel -- I can use my scrollwheel to scroll the  
>> stack up and down to see the whole list -- but when I click the  
>> pulldown menu button and try to scroll the popped-up stack, nothing  
>> happens.
>
> The only thing I can think of as a work-around for now is to enclose  
> all your content in a group with a scrollbar. Set the height of the  
> group to the height of the stack panel, which would also have to be  
> set to fit into the available space. You won't get automatic menu  
> scrolling behavior but you'd at least have a scrollbar, sort of like  
> a combo box.
>
> -- 
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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