pete at mollysrevenge.com
Thu Jan 12 13:20:12 CST 2012
Yes, I believe the distinction is that these buttons are part of the
mechanism to put menus in the OS X system menu bar, not regular buttons.
Indeed, this is worth filing away. I have also entered a User Comment for
the mouseDown event in the dictionary.
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Peter M. Brigham, MD <pmbrig at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Jan 12, 2012, at 1:16 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
> > On 1/12/12 11:33 AM, Pete wrote:
> >> Hi Peter,
> >> Yep, it should work, that's what's so frustrating. Even weirder still
> >> that if I send a mouseDown message to the File button from the message
> >> everything works just fine, just not when I click on the File menu!!!!!
> > I'm pretty sure this is in the dictionary somewhere. On OS X, a
> mousedown is never sent to a menu button, only to the menu group...
> I assume this is true if and only if the menubutton is part a a group. On
> my system menubuttons that are not part of any group receive and respond to
> mousedowns just fine. The part about grouped buttons being treated
> differently is a good nugget to file away.
> -- Peter
> Peter M. Brigham
> pmbrig at gmail.com
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