AW: AW: how to build hierachical menues?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at kestner.de
Wed Oct 24 06:31:41 CDT 2012


Thanks for the idea!
Tiemo

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] Im
> Auftrag von Mark Schonewille
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 24. Oktober 2012 12:22
> An: How to use LiveCode
> Betreff: Re: AW: how to build hierachical menues?
> 
> Hi Tiemo,
> 
> A problem is that a normal option menu button won't display the submenus
> as expected. In those cases, I often create an option menu button (or a
> custom-made variant of it) and a popup button. For example, create one
> button with the following script:
> 
> on mouseUp
>      create btn
>      put it into myBtn
>      set the style of myBtn to "menu"
>      set the menuMode of myBtn to "popup"
>      set the height of myBtn to 22
>      set the width of myBtn to 128
>      set the text of myBtn to "item 1" & cr & tab & \
>           "sub 1" & cr & tab & "sub 2" & cr & "item 2"
>      hide myBtn
> end mouseUp
> 
> and an option menu button without menu items but with this script:
> 
> on mouseDown
>      popup btn 3 at the bottomleft of me end mouseDown
> 
> Press the first button once and then press the option menu button. It will
> display a menu with submenus.
> 
> --
> Best regards,
> 
> Mark Schonewille
> 
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> 
> On 24 okt 2012, at 12:03, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> 
> > Hi Mark,
> > as far as I know this feature, it is "just" an optical structure in
> > one menu.
> > Perhaps I didn't described it good enough. What I was looking for is a
> > dynamical solution where I first see only the first level and after
> > choosing one item of the first level, I get (a second window with) the
> > sub menu items only of the choosen item of the first level.
> > Or did I misunderstood your proposal?
> > Thanks
> > Tiemo
> 
> 
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