Menu newbie confusion

Jerry Jensen jhj at jhj.com
Mon Aug 19 05:38:58 CEST 2013


Bugzilla # 11110. Thats decimal. Really.
.Jerry

On Aug 18, 2013, at 8:02 PM, Jerry Jensen <jhj at jhj.com> wrote:

> Eureka! That works.
> 
> So the Menu Builder is in the same doghouse as the Geometry Manager...
> 
> Thanks a million,
> Jerry
> 
> On Aug 18, 2013, at 5:06 PM, Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> There is something flaky with the Menu Builder
>> 
>> If you watch the Menu Buider you'll see for Menu Items it simply puts an
>> open bracket '(' before the Item Name. Why this is making the name
>> disappear and not come back I don't know, BUT if you manually or via script
>> simply add or remove the '(' the Item Name will gray as expected; at least
>> it does for me LC 6.1.1 rc 2 OS X 10.8.4
>> 
>> HTH
>> 
>> 
>> On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 6:25 AM, Jerry Jensen <jhj at jhj.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> In all my time with LC, I've never used menus - until now. I'm having some
>>> trouble getting the hang of it. I'm using LC Community 6.1.0 on OSX 10.8.4 .
>>> 
>>> I'm simply trying to add a menu of my own to the mac menu bar with a
>>> disabled item. I have made one with the Menu Builder in a new empty stack.
>>> When I tick the "Disabled" box of an item using the Menu Builder, I'd like
>>> to see it "grayed-out" in the menu when its pulled down. Instead, its
>>> simply empty white space.
>>> 
>>> I have tried setting the text colors of the button that is the menu, using
>>> the Project Browser but it doesn't seem to change anything.
>>> 
>>> What am I missing? Pointers to documentation gratefully accepted.
>>> 
>>> Cheer,
>>> Jerry
>>> 
>>> 
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